Digitaria collection from southern Africa

Oakes, A.J. (1973) Digitaria collection from southern Africa. Tropical Agriculture, 50 (4). pp. 273-278.

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Seed or vegetative propagating material of 311 accessions of Digitaria spp. was collected in 1971 from wild and cultivated plants in Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland with the object of broadening the genetic diversity of the stocks of germ plasm held by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Particular emphasis was placed on the search for germ plasm carrying resistance to pests and diseases and tolerance of drought and cold

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Plant Science Research Division, USDA, Beltsville, Maryland
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Genetics/Genomics
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2012 10:57
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2012 10:58
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/4830

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