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Registration of three germplasm lines of cotton derived from Gossypium hirsutum L. accession T2468 with moderate resistance to the reniform nematode
- Three upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) germplasm lines, MT2468 Ren1 (Reg. No. GP-944, PI 663908), MT2468 Ren2 (Reg. No. GP-945, PI 663909), and MT2468 Ren3 (Reg. No. GP-946, PI 663910), that are moderately resistant to the reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford and Oliveria) were jointly developed and released by the USDA-ARS and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station in 2011. The day-neutral germplasm lines originated from the photoperiodic G. hirsutum accession T2468. Resistance to the reniform nematode suppresses reproduction approximately by one-half of that occurring on a susceptible check. The lines exhibit considerable differences for agronomic and fiber traits, and their moderate level of resistance should be valuable to cotton breeding programs.
McCarty, J.C. Jr. , Jenkins, J.N. , Wubben, M.J. , Hayes, R.W. , LaFoe, J.M. II
Gossypium hirsutum , Rotylenchulus reniformis , agricultural experiment stations , agronomic traits , germplasm , lint cotton , pest resistance , reproduction
- Includes references
- Journal of plant registrations 2012 Jan., v. 6, no. 1
Journal Articles, USDA Authors, Peer-Reviewed
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