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item Wilson, Richard

Submitted to: Plant Resistance to Insects Newsletter
Publication Type: Research Notes
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/3/1998
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Technical Abstract: Brief summaries of 1997 field evaluations of maize for European corn borer resistance and evaluation of selected Brassica accessions for resistance to cabbage aphid are presented. Seven hundred forty-five maize accessions were evaluated for leaf feeding resistance to European corn borer with seventy-three rated resistant. Two hundred maize accessions were evaluated in the field for second generation resistance. Two rated resistant. Fifty-seven Brassica accessions were evaluated in the field at Hermiston, OR, for resistance to cabbage aphid. Aphid resistance was noted in B. juncea accessions.