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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Identification of resistance to azalea lace bug among deciduous azalea taxa

Author(s): Y. F. Wang, C. D. Robacker and S. K. Braman

Month: Jul
Year: 1998

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Journal Link: http://journal.ashspublications.org/
Volume: 123
Issue: 4
Pages: 592-597

Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Rhododendron canescens (Mountain azalea), Rhododendron viscosum (Swamp azalea),

Abstract

Evaluates the susceptibility of 18 rhododendron species to the azalea lace bug (Stephanitis pyrioides). Species evaluated include Rhododendron canescens, Rhododendron austrinum, and Rhododendron viscosum. Rhododendron canescens was one of the most resistant species. Two cultivars of R. viscosum, 'Buttercup' and 'My Mary', were among the most susceptible genotypes.

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Y. F. Wang, C. D. Robacker and S. K. Braman. "Identification of resistance to azalea lace bug among deciduous azalea taxa." Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 123.4 (1998): 592-597.

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ISSN: 0003-1062

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