Methodology for Screening Sorghum Resistance to Storage Pests

Leuschner, K (1994) Methodology for Screening Sorghum Resistance to Storage Pests. In: Drought-tolerant crops for southern Africa: Proceedings of the SADC/ICRISAT Regional Sorghum and Pearl Millet Workshop, 25-29 July 1994, Gaborone, Botswana.

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To arsist plant breedrrs in obtaining suitable material for screening sorghum resistance ro storage insect attack, test grain from a suscepribb varierr [Red S-I) w a c wed rok'erermlnt the berr com~trnttoncf m t n i d :rial mateni h h ~ p t i wiln ltrmt~oT~n nrrr masrrr o{ IC I! ard2O n Lrre ~nlrrtrrlv lth 10. I.' i0,25, 30, 35, and 40 we1,iL ( ~ ~ t i ~ h tol&uose ] anddth the same quantines of eggr of rhe grain moth [Sitotroga cerealella). Results are discussed according to progeny output in relation to infestation leusL and grain mnrs Combi~tlonso f30 waevilr and 20 g ofgrain, and 40grain moth eggs and 15 g ofgrain are ncommendedfor use in funher resirlance screening

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Sorghum
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2011 13:22
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2011 13:22
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