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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Germplasm Enhancement for Rwa Resistance

item Mornhinweg, Dolores
item Porter, David
item Webster, James
item Hays, Dirk

Submitted to: AMBA Progress Report
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: May 21, 1998
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: Summary article; no new research reported.

Technical Abstract: This published report details our progress to date of all phases of the barley germplasm enhancement program for resistance to the Russian wheat aphid. Previous report on 300 potential adapted germplasm lines that progressed to the point of field evaluation in 1997 is updated. Three new RWA-resistant barley germplasm lines have been selected and increased from previously identified RWA-resistant accessions from the National Small Grains Collection.

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