Breeding for Pest Resistance in Sorghum uri icon


  • In view of potential economic and environmental buted In the U.S . Canada, Mexlco, and Latlnconstraints of insecticide use, breedlng of crop Amerlca and attack sorghum1 durlng all stages ofvarieties with resistance to harmful Insects is a growth (Rao et al. 1977)promising method of insect control. Such sor- These major ~nsectp ests w~lbl e used In th~sghum varieties offer the most effective way of paper to illustrate concepts of breed~ngfo r reslstcontrollingpests, particularly In areas where ance, It is recognized that these priorltles mlghttechnological knowhow and resources are limited, change with time

publication date

  • 1982