Search of plant introduction proso millets for fall armyworm resistance

Wilson, R.L. and Courteau, J.B. (1984) Search of plant introduction proso millets for fall armyworm resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology, 77 (1). pp. 171-173.

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Abstract

The resistance of 153 lines of proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) in the collection of the North Central Plant Introduction Station, Ames, Iowa, to Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) was evaluated in greenhouse and field tests in 1981-83. Eight of the lines were selected as resistant and 2 as susceptible and retested. Larval feeding weight, pupal weight and larval development time showed that P.I. 176653 was consistently more resistant than the other 7 lines

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station, ARS, USDA, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
Subjects: Plant Protection > Pesticides
Plant Protection > Pests
Crop Improvement > Genetics
Crop Improvement > Plant Breeding
Divisions: Millet
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 31 May 2012 05:37
Last Modified: 31 May 2012 05:37
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/5983

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