Root rot tolerance in new alfalfa strains now available to plant breeders
AuthorsW. F. Lehman
D. C. Erwin
E. H. Stanford
Authors AffiliationsWilliam F. Lehmn is Associate Agronomist, Imperial Valley Field Staton, El Centro; D. C. Erwin is Plant Pathologist, University of California, Riverside; E. H. Stanford is Agronomist, U. C., Davis.
Hilgardia 21(4):6-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n04p6. April 1967.
Cooperative research between the University of California departments of Agronomy at Davis and Plant Pathology at Riverside has resulted in the release of two related strains of alfalfa tolerant to Phytophthora root rot. The release is early-generation material intended for breeding purposes and is available only to bona fide plant breeders.
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