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Options for Soybean Aphid Host Plant Resistance
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Michael T. McCarville, Iowa State University
  • Erin W. Hodgson, Iowa State University
  • Matthew E. O'Neal, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-14-2012
Abstract
Host plant resistance for soybean aphid is the newest management tool for farmers. In 2010, a single gene expression, called Rag1, was commercially released in the North Central Region. Aphids feeding on Rag1 plants do not live as long or produce as many offspring compared to feeding on susceptible plants. In small plot evaluations of the Rag1 gene, there is a dramatic decrease in the seasonal accumulation of soybean aphid compared to susceptible varieties.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Michael T. McCarville, Erin W. Hodgson and Matthew E. O'Neal. "Options for Soybean Aphid Host Plant Resistance" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/erin_hodgson/15/