QTL analysis for aphid resistance and growth traits in apple

@article{Stoeckli2008QTLAF,
  title={QTL analysis for aphid resistance and growth traits in apple},
  author={Sibylle C. Stoeckli and Karsten Mody and C. Gessler and A. Patocchi and Mauro Jermini and Silvia Dorn},
  journal={Tree Genetics & Genomes},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={833-847}
}
The rosy apple aphid (Dysaphis plantaginea), the leaf-curling aphid (Dysaphis cf. devecta) and the green apple aphid (Aphis pomi) are widespread pest insects that reduce growth of leaves, fruits and shoots in apple (Malus × domestica). Aphid control in apple orchards is generally achieved by insecticides, but alternative management options like growing… CONTINUE READING