Mitigation of Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) by Maize Varietal Selection

  • Y. Zaplitnyy
  • I. Mykulyak
  • M. Linska
  • T. Karp
  • Taras Matskiv
  • A. Metelska
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Abstract

Maize parent material was assessed by the resistance of its root system to plucking. Highly productive hybrids created from this base were used to identify advanced hybrids that are most tolerant to infestation by western corn rootworm.

Keywords

Maize Hybrid Productive Hybrid Western Corn Rootworm Varietal Selection Crop Capacity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Zaplitnyy
    • 1
  • I. Mykulyak
    • 1
  • M. Linska
    • 1
  • T. Karp
    • 1
  • Taras Matskiv
    • 2
  • A. Metelska
    • 2
  1. 1.Bukovyna Institute AIP of UkraineChernivtsiUkraine
  2. 2.SRPQS PPI NAAS of UkraineKievUkraine

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