Breeding for Pest Resistance in Sorghum

Agrawal, B L and House, L R (1982) Breeding for Pest Resistance in Sorghum. In: Sorghum in the Eighties: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Sorghum, 2-7 November 1981, Patancheru. A.P. India.

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In view of potential economic and environmental buted In the U.S . Canada, Mexlco, and Latln constraints of insecticide use, breedlng of crop Amerlca and attack sorghum1 durlng all stages of varieties with resistance to harmful Insects is a growth (Rao et al. 1977) promising method of insect control. Such sor- These major ~nsectp ests w~lbl e used In th~s ghum varieties offer the most effective way of paper to illustrate concepts of breed~ngfo r reslstcontrolling pests, particularly In areas where ance, It is recognized that these priorltles mlght technological knowhow and resources are limited, change with time.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Sorghum
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 06:48
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