Pea Aphid1-Resistant Alfalfa Selected in the Field2
Authors: HARVEY, T. L.; HACKEROTT, H. L.; SORENSEN, E. L.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 65, Number 6, December 1972 , pp. 1661-1663(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Selecting uninjured 'Cody' alfalfa plants in the field following a heavy infestation of Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) expediently obtained resistant plants. Resistance appeared comparable to that obtained by selection in the greenhouse. Progeny testing facilitated selection of highly resistant plants.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 1972
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