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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETIC AND GENOMIC APPROACHES TO IMPROVE INSECT RESISTANCE AND OTHER VALUE-ADDED TRAITS IN WHEAT, BARLEY, AND SORGHUM Title: Biotic stresses in barley: Insect problems and solutions

Author
item Mornhinweg, Dolores

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: August 1, 2010
Publication Date: May 1, 2011
Citation: Mornhinweg, D.W. 2011. Biotic stresses in barley: Insect problems and solutions. In: Ullrich, S.R., editor. Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 355-390.

Technical Abstract: This book chapter is an overview of the 5 major insects of barley, Russian wheat aphid, greenbug, bird cherry-oat aphid, Hessian fly, and cereal leaf beetle, with emphasis on research reported in the last 20 years. History, distribution, plant damage, yield losses, host plant resistance, biological control, and cultural control are discussed for each insect.

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