|Lewellen, Robert - Bob|
Submitted to: Crop Science
Publication Type: Peer reviewed journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/30/2003
Publication Date: 7/20/2004
Citation: Yu, M.H., Lewellen, R.T. Registration of root-knot nematode-resistant sugarbeet germplasm M6-2. Crop Science. 2004. v. 44. p.1502-1503. Interpretive Summary: N/A
Technical Abstract: Root knot nematode can cause serious losses in sugarbeet. From wild beet germplasm, resistance to multiple species of Meloidogyne was identified and backcrossed into sugarbeet germplasm line M6-2. M6-2 is homozygous for resistance and may be useful for nematode resistance research, to produce experimental hybrids, as a source of resistance, and potentially, as a highly efficacious resistance gene against a wide spectrum of root knot nematode species.