Authors: Mwimali, M., Derera, J., Mugo, S.N., Tongoona, P.
Published in: Euphytica, In Press.
Stem borers, Busseola fusca and Chilo partellus, are among the key devastating lepidopteran insect pests ofmaize causing grain yield losses.Recurrent
selection studies for stem borer resistance in...
Published in Journal of Entomology 11 (5) : 248-260, 2014
Nhamucho, E.; Mugo, S.N.; Kinyua, M.; Gohole, L.; Tadele Tefera; Mulima, E.
Host plant resistance is a valuable component of integrated pest management in maize. Maize stored on-farm without controlled moisture content and insecticide...
Published in Journal of Agricultural Science 20 : 261-268, 2014
Imren, M.; Kasapoglu, E.B.; Dababat, A.A.; Toktay, H.;Elekcioglu, I.H.
Cereal cyst nematodes (Heterodera avenae group) are important pests of wheat; they include the three most important species of cereal cyst nematodes: Heterodera avenae...
Published in International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences 6(13) : 926-933, 2013
Mwololo, J.K.; Mugo, S.N.; Tadele Tefera; Munyiri, S.W.
The maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky) is among the most grain damaging insect in sub-saharan Africa. The objective of the study was to determine...
Published in Turkiye Entomoloji Dergisi – Turkish Journal of Entomology 37 (3) : 277-282, 2013
Imren, M.; Toktay, H.; Bozbuga, R.; Erginbas Orakci, G.; Dababat, A.; Elekcioglu, I.H.
The cereal cyst nematodes, Heterodera avenae group, are known as parasites of cereals worldwide. In Turkey, the...
Published in Journal of Phytopathology, 2013
Soleiman, N.H.; Solis, I.; Sillero, J.C.; Herrera-Foessel, S.A.; Ammar, K.; Martinez, F.
Leaf rust, caused by the fungus Puccinia triticina, is considered one of the most important foliar diseases in durum wheat. Hypersensitive resistance (HR) may be rapidly...
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (10) : 2427-2449, 2013
Rosewarne, G.M.; Herrera-Foessel, S.A.; Singh, R.P.; Huerta-Espino, J.; Lan Caixia; He Zhonghu
Over thirty publications during the last 10 years have identified more than 140 QTLs for stripe rust resistance in wheat. It is likely...
Published in African Journal of Biotechnology 12 (21) : 3153-3159, 2013
Nzuve, F. M.; Tusiime, G.; Bhavani, S.; Njau, P. N.; Wanyera, R.
Pgt race TTKSK (Ug99) has a wide virulence range with respect to currently grown wheat cultivars worldwide. Aspects of migration, mutation, recombination and selection...
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (3) : 711-719, 2013
Morten Lillemo, Arun K. Joshi, Ravindra Prasad, Ramesh Chand and Ravi P. Singh
Spot blotch caused by Bipolaris sorokiniana is a major disease of wheat in warm and humid wheat growing regions of the world including south Asian countries...
Published in European Journal of Plant Pathology 136 (1) : 123-134, 2013
Xinyao He, Pawan K. Singh, Etienne Duveiller, Norbert Schlang, Susanne Dreisigacker and Ravi P. Singh
Fusarium head blight (FHB) is a major threat to wheat production globally, causing not only yield losses but also food and...