Selection of processing tomato genotypes with high acyl sugar content that are resistant to the tomato pinworm.

Abstract

Acyl sugars are allelochemicals present at high concentrations in leaves of accessions of the wild tomato Solanum pennellii; they confer resistance to a large number of arthropod pests, including the tomato pinworm, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae). Accession 'LA716', with high contents of acyl sugars in the leaves, was used as a source of… (More)
DOI: 10.4238/2013.February.8.2

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