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Screening of 143 banana varieties for resistance to yellow Sigatoka in North Queensland

Daniells, J. and Bryde, N. (1999) Screening of 143 banana varieties for resistance to yellow Sigatoka in North Queensland. Infomusa, 8 (1). pp. 15-21.

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Abstract

All 8 accessions of Australian Musa which included 5 Fe'i varieties were highly resistant to yellow Sigatoka disease (Mycosphaerella musicola), as were the 2 AAT accessions. Six of the 7 ABB accessions were highly resistant and also 4 of the 7 AAAA hybrids. The resistance and susceptibility of all the other accessions to the disease are tabulated.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:bananas; varieties; cultivars; variety trials; plant breeding; plant genetic resources; plant pathogens; plant pathogenic fungi; plant diseases; disease resistance; fruit crops; fruits; small fruits; control; plant pathology Plant Pathology; Plant Breeding and Genetics; Horticulture; Plant Genetic Resources
Subjects:Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit > Bananas
Plant pests and diseases
Deposited On:11 Jul 2017 03:38
Last Modified:11 Jul 2017 03:38

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