Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 448–449 | Cite as

Genetic control of dormancy in the potato cyst-nematode

  • H. El Shatoury
Article

Summary

Matings of early-hatched parents of the potato cyst-nematode:H. rostochiensis, gave F1 which hatched early-late-hatched parents gave progeny which showed dormancy, the extent fo which was in most instances determined by the parents' time of hatching. It is suggested that dormancy is genetically controlled.

Keywords

Genetic Control 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. El Shatoury
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Biological and Environmental StudiesNew University of UlsterLondonderry(N. Ireland)

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