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Midge-Resistant Sorghum Cultivar ICSV 745

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Abstract

Derived by pedigree selection from the cross ICSV197 × A6250, this dual-purpose, midseason maturing cultivar gave grain yields higher than those of the controls (CSV11 and CSH11) in preliminary trials during 1987 and 1988, particularly under midge (Contarinia sorghicola) infestation. It showed high levels of resistance to midge across various locations and seasons, and was also resistant to a number of fungal diseases

Topics: Sorghum
Publisher: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
Year: 1994
OAI identifier: oai:oar.icrisat.org:573

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  1. (1993). Identification and utilization of resistance to sorghum midge, Contarinia sorghicola. Crop Protection
  2. (1987). Table 1. Performance of midge-resistant cultivar, ICSV 745, under normal conditions and under midge infestation during 1987 and 1988 Preliminary Variety Trials. Cultivar ICSV 745 Days to flowering 1

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