Polycross Performance in Sudan Grass and its Possible Significance

Burton, G.W. and De Vane, E.H and Trimble, J.P (1954) Polycross Performance in Sudan Grass and its Possible Significance. Agronomy Journal, 46 (5). pp. 223-226.

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Sudan grass breeders in the United States have made notable progress in altering many characteristics of this important annual pasture grass. Karper and Quinby transferred the genes for sweetness, sienna glume color and some of the genes for disease resistance from Leoti sorghum to develop Sweet Sudan. From crosses and backcrosses involving the same parents, Burton selected Tift Sudan characterized by high resistance to many of the foliage diseases that attack this grass. Wisconsin workers, Hogg and Ahlgren (4), made progress lowering the prussic

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Cooperative investigations at Tifton, Ga., of the division of forage crops and diseases, U.S. Dept of Agricultue, Prinicipal Geneticist and Agronomist,, U.S.D.A., Tifton, Ga.,
Subjects: Plant Production
Plant Protection
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry > Biochemistry
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT-InfoSAT
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2012 09:37
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 09:37
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/agronj1954.0002196200460...
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/4693

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