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Resistant alfalfa varieties sought by researchers

Resistant alfalfa varieties sought by researchers

Farm, Ranch and Home Quarterly 24(2): 12-13

Lucerne losses in the USA due to nematodes (mainly stem nematodes) are 3 to 5% of the national production (approximately $86 million annually). Breeding for resistance proved most practical and economical for control.

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