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Methods for rapid screening of sweet corn for resistance to Sphacelotheca reiliana (Kühn) Clint., the head smut fungus

Jeffrey L. Britt

Methods for rapid screening of sweet corn for resistance to Sphacelotheca reiliana (Kühn) Clint., the head smut fungus

by Jeffrey L. Britt

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  • Sweet corn -- Diseases and pests.

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    The Physical Object
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    Method using Corn Ear Weight. The ear weight method can only be used after the grain is physiologically mature (black layer), which occurs at about % grain moisture. Since this method is based on actual ear weight, it should be somewhat more accurate than other methods listed below. However, there still is a fudge factor in the formula to. Unfortunately, the ears of standard sweet corn varieties retain their quality for only 1 or 2 days in the garden. Also, standard sweet corn varieties don’t store well as the sugar is quickly converted to starch. Supersweet or shrunken-2 sweet corn contains up to twice the amount of sugar as standard varieties.

      The sweet corn that we enjoy at our summer picnics is similar, but is selected for different traits than field corn. Field corn is used to create a number of other food products including corn meal, corn chips and livestock feeds as well as a host of non-food products including ethanol and polymers that are used to create plastics and fabric. USA US09/, USA USA US A US A US A US A US A US A US A US A US A Authority US United States Prior art keywords ph1ca plant maize inbred maize plant Prior art date Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion.

      Seminis® Performance Series™ sweet corn hybrids give you the confidence, and time, to do more. With outstanding yield potential, protection from above1- and below-ground2 insect pests and. Sow sweet corn seed in full sun when the soil warms to between 60 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Sweet corn does not germinate well in cold soil and in low temperature will die. Sweet corn seeds can appear shrunken and shriveled; before they can germinate, they must slowly plump up with water.


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Methods for rapid screening of sweet corn for resistance to Sphacelotheca reiliana (Kühn) Clint., the head smut fungus by Jeffrey L. Britt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Locally produced sweet corn is a high-demand item at Kentucky retail markets. This trial was designed to evaluate some of the newest sugar-enhanced and synergistic sweet corn varieties.

Materials and Methods Twenty-two sugar-enhanced and synergistic sweet corn. The inheritance in corn (Zea mays L.) of resistance to head smut disease incited by Sphacelotheca reiliana (Kuhn) Clinton was studied in the field on crosses of resistant dent corn line N6 with.

Relative Resistance of Sweet Corn Varieties to Common Diseases in the Northeast. Jude Boucher, UConn Extension, Since it is time to order your sweet corn seeds for next season, you may want to take a minute to be sure that the varieties you pick have at least moderate resistance to the late season diseases, such as rust and Northern corn leaf blight.

Sweet Corn Dr. Joe Masabni Department of Horticulture Texas AgriLife Extension Service Varieties Yellow: Bonanza, Early Sunglow, Merit, Robust Yellow White: Country Gentleman, Silver Queen, Robust White Bicolor: Sweet G Sugar Enhanced (Se): Ambrosia, Bodacious, Golden Queen, Kandy Korn, Tendertreat Supersweet (Sh2): Crisp-N-Sweet, Florida Staysweet, Honey n Pearl, How Sweet It Is.

The sugar content of sweet corn is measured with a refractometer. The amount of sugar in sweet corn depends on the type of corn, the variety, the maturity at the time of harvest and the post harvest handling.

Three general types of sweet corn are recognized. Normal sugary (su) corn contains the sugary1 gene mutation. Maize dwarf mosaic virus (MDMV) was first reported in the state in and, at that time, was a serious problem for both field and sweet corn.

Today, most field corn hybrids are resistant or tolerant to MDMV, and the genes responsible for resistance in field corn have been transferred into sweet corn progenies. Remove corn plant debris after harvest to reduce diseases caused by rusts and corn smut. Remember, preventing corn diseases in the garden is very important, since the rapid growth of sweet corn makes it very difficult to spray adequately with chemicals.

More information on how to grow corn is available in the fact sheet HGICSweet Corn. decline of corn production in the state to less thanacres (Figure Intro-1). The increasing nem­ atode pressure in soils planted to cotton and soy­ beans, in addition to high yield potentials and new market opportunities, have resulted in a percent increase in corn acreage in the last couple of years.

The corn plant (Zea mays) is a high-capacity, factory for efficiently converting large amounts of radiant energy from the sun into stable chemical energy. This en-ergy is stored as cellulose, oil and starch in the corn plant and in the corn kernel.

The corn plant is also one of nature's greatest multipliers. Approximately four months. Sweet corn (Zea mays L.) is one of the most popular vegetables in the USA and its popularity is increasing in Asia and Europe.

In the USA the farm value of sweet corn for processing ranks second only to tomatoes. 77, Approximately 40% of the corn for processing is frozen and the remainder is canned. Among vegetables for fresh consumption, sweet corn ranks sixth in value in the.

Reduce insecticide use in sweet corn by breeding for long-term resistance to European corn borer and screening for corn earworm resistance. Breed sweet corns with good seedling emergence and vigor in the absence of seed treatment and test new seed treatment options for sweet and supersweet corns in.

Progress 10/01/99 to 09/30/05 Outputs A major portion of our work has been directed toward screening commercial hybrids, breeder's genetic stocks and populations for variation in their response to the major diseases of sweet corn including rust, northern corn leaf blight, Stewart's bacterial wilt, maize dwarf mosaic virus, head smut, fusarium, and many other pathogens.

Full text of "Screening maize for resistance to giberella ear other formats * Agriculture and Agriculture et Agri-Food Canada Agroalimentaire Canada Research Branch Direr H de H ♦ I A 9 ricuItur9 Canada c-3 Canadian Agriculture Library Bibliotheque canadienne de I'agriculture Ottawa K1 A 0C5 %JUL 1 7 JUIL I I Screening Maize for Resistance to Gibberella Ear Rot c.3 Screening Maize.

Corn is inherently upright, unlike a tomato plant, which is a prostrate vine that must be engineered to climb. Corn even has little prop roots at the base of the stalk to buttress it.

of high quality sweet corn. Separate studies were done to determine the probability of exceeding 1% and 5% incidence of Stewart’s wilt on sweet corn with different reactions to Pantoea stewartii, the effect of maize dwarf mosaic (MDM) on eight foliar diseases, and the effect of hybrid CYP genotype on sweet corn yield following postemergence.

Head smut of maize, caused by the fungus Sporisorium reiliana, is an important disease in the temperate maize-growing areas this study, we mapped and characterized quantitative trait loci (QTL) conferring resistance to S.

reiliana using a F population of families derived from a cross between Mo17 (resistant parent) and Huangzao4 (susceptible). Fresh supersweet Corn is an exciting new generation of the sweet corn we have come to love.

These new varieties contain three to four times more sugar than traditional sweet corn varie- ties and retain their sugar and flavor for up to two weeks after harvest, when stored cor- rectly. Sweet corn (Zea mays rata var. rugosa; also called sweetcorn, sugar corn and pole corn) is a variety of maize with a high sugar content.

Sweet corn is the result of a naturally occurring recessive mutation in the genes which control conversion of sugar to starch inside the endosperm of the corn kernel. Unlike field corn varieties, which are harvested when the kernels are dry and.

Head smut, caused by the fungus Sphacelotheca reiliana (Kühn) Clint, is a devastating global disease in maize, leading to severe quality and yield loss each year. Project Methods Delaware is an excellent location for breeding for host plant resistance because of favorable climatic conditions which promote survival of pathogens and insect pests.

In addition, recurring droughts provide field conditions for evaluating and breeding for drought tolerance. Pedigree, backcross, and recurrent selection breeding procedures will be utilized with elite corn belt. According to the invention, there is provided an inbred corn line, designated PHT This invention thus relates to the plants and seeds of inbred corn line PHT47 and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing the inbred line PHT47 with itself or with another corn plant.

This invention further relates to hybrid corn seeds and plants produced by crossing the inbred line PHTThis is a list of the most commonly cultivated varieties of sweet corn, and the approximate number of days from germination of corn plant to otherwise noted with the term open pollinated, all varieties are hybrids.

Genetically modified varieties only available to large-scale commercial growers, such as Bt corn and glyphosate resistant corn, are not listed.Project Methods An association panel of ~ diverse sweet corn inbred lines that captures a significant proportion of the genetic diversity existing in public U.S.

sweet corn breeding programs will be evaluated at field locations in Wisconsin, Indiana, and New York in years 1 and 2, followed by the use of reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) to quantify provitamin A.