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Susceptibility and reaction of wheat and barley varieties grown in Finland to damage by the orange wheat blossom midge Sitodiplosis mosellana (Gehin)

Kurppa, S.

Annales Agriculturae Fenniae 28(4): 371-383


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Good coincidence was found between the flight period of Sitodiplosis mosellana and ear emergence of winter wheat varieties and early spring wheat and barley varieties in Finland. A breeding line of spring wheat showing significantly less infestation than all other varieties and lines were chosen for further screening. The appearance of injured grains in the combine harvested yield of different varieties varied greatly.

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