Breeding for durable disease and pest resistance held in cooperation with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria, 25-29 October 1982Material type: TextLanguage: ENG Series: FAO plant production and protection papersPublication details: Rome Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 1984Description: 167 p. ill. 30 cmISBN: 9251014825 (pbk.)Subject(s): Plants -- Diseases and pests | Food crops -- Disease and pest resistance -- Genetic aspects | Plant breeding -- Congresses | Food crops -- Breeding -- CongressesDDC classification: 632 LOC classification: SB750 | .B72 1984
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Strategy of disease resistance breeding / N.W. Simmonds -- Crop improvement to minimize future losses to diseases and pests in the tropics / Ivan W. Buddenhagen -- Breeding for durable disease resistance in tropical maize with special reference to maize streak virus / J.M. Fajemisin ... [et al.] -- Breeding for disease and pest resistance in pearl millet / R.J. Williams, D.J. Andrews -- Breeding for disease resistance in rice / J.L. Notteghem -- Breeding for disease and pest resistance in sorghum / A.T. Obilana, A.A. Adesiyum, and S.K. Manzo -- Cowpea breeding for disease and insect resistance / B.B. Singh, S.R. Singh, and L.E. Jackai -- Pigeon pea breeding for disease and pest resistance / J.F.M. Onim.