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Title:Inheritance of Resistance of Maize to Infection by Barley Yellow Dwarf Viruses
Author(s):Itnyre, Ronald Leslie
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):D'Arcy, C.J.; Pedersen, W.L.
Department / Program:Crop Sciences
Discipline:Crop Sciences
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Biology, Microbiology
Abstract:Additionally, five sweet corn hybrids were tested for their reaction to inoculation with RMV-IL in 1992 and 1993. Symptoms were observed on four hybrids in 1992 but on none in 1993. Lowest levels of incidence of virus were detected in the May 1992 planting. The highest levels of incidence of virus and a significant decrease in the mean 10 ear weights in inoculated plots were observed for the June planting dates both years. It was concluded that hybrid susceptibility to BYDVs should be considered when planting sweet corn from middle to late June in order to limit potential yield losses.
Issue Date:1997
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:65 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/85047
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9717286
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1997


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