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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 38

    Agronomic performance of doubled haploid lines and their use as parental lines of hybrids

    OLIVEIRA E.D.(1); MILLER R.D.(2)
    (1) Alliance One Brasil Exp. de Tabacos Ltda, Vera Cruz, RS, Brazil; (2) University of Kentucky, Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    Production of doubled haploid lines (DH) is often used to significantly reduce the amount of time required to achieve homozygosity in tobacco breeding populations. The most prominent reported disadvantage with regard to using DH techniques in tobacco is ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 41

    Greenhouse method to screen for resistance to Granville wilt in tobacco

    MARTINEZ-OCHOA N.; MILLER R.D.
    University of Kentucky, Department of Plant and Soils, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
    Granville wilt is a soilborne disease caused by Ralstonia solanacearum race 1 biovar 1. This bacterial pathogen is very persistent in the soil and is effectively managed with the use of resistant cultivars. Our objective was to incorporate a reliable and ...