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Resistance to Ditylenchus africanus present in peanut breeding lines.

  title={Resistance to Ditylenchus africanus present in peanut breeding lines.},
  author={Sonia Steenkamp and A. H. Mc Donald and D De Waele},
  journal={Journal of nematology},
  volume={42 2},
Peanut is an important cash crop both for commercial and small-scale farmers in South Africa. The effect of Ditylenchus africanus on peanut is mainly qualitative, leading to downgrading of consignments. This nematode is difficult to control because of its high reproductive and damage potential. The objective of this study was to identify peanut genotypes with resistance to D. africanus that would also be sustainable under field conditions. Selected peanut genotypes were evaluated against D… 

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