Submitted to: Barley Newsletter
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: November 17, 1999
Publication Date: December 15, 1999
Citation: Mornhinweg, D.W., Porter, D.R., Webster, J.A. 1999. Germplasm enhancement for RWA resistance. Barley Newsletter. 43. 3 p. Available: http://wheat.pw.usda.gov/ggpages/BarleyNewsletter/43/toc.htm. Interpretive Summary: Information previously presented in another media; no new research information provided; no interpretive summary required.
Technical Abstract: This newsletter contribution provides a brief overview of the research efforts on barley germplasm enhancement at the Plant Science Research Laboratory in 1998. Areas discussed include development of a new, unadapted RWA-resistant barley germplasm line, crossing for genetic analysis as well as pre-breeding, field evaluation of adapted RWA-resistant germplasm lines, ,testing of a new seedling screening technique for resistance to bird cherry-oat aphid (BCO), genetic studies, field studies, cooperative efforts, as well as a list of publications for 1998.