Resistance to Bacterial Blight of Cotton in Albar

  title={Resistance to Bacterial Blight of Cotton in Albar},
  author={N. L. INNES},
THE upland (Gossypium hirsutum) cotton variety Allen has been widely used as a stock for selection of bacterial blight (Xanthomonas malvacearum (E. F. Sm.) Dowson) resistant strains. From Nigerian Allen the selection Albar 49 was made in the Sudan by Hutchinson and Knight. Albar 49 was used in breeding programmes in East Africa, but, because of poor yield and quality, was largely superseded by the Albar 51 selections produced in Uganda by Hutchinson and Wickens1,2. Both Albar 49 and 51 derive… CONTINUE READING

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