Technical papers

Field screening of sugarcane varieties for resistance to the pink stalk borers Sesamia spp. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidea) in Iran

Abstract To assess damage from the pink stalk borers Sesamia spp, a field trial was carried out during 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 growing season at Salman Farsi Agro-industry Farms Iran in a randomized block design with four replications. In this experiment, […]

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Sweet sorghum

Sweet sorghum was already of interest to the sugarcane industry in 1932. Breeders in North India used POJ 2725 for crosses with various cereals; hybrids were obtained only with sorghum. They showed considerable variation in growth and appearance.  A few […]