27-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

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Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Identification of multiple borer resistant genotypes in maize

Project Title: Identification of multiple borer resistant genotypes in maize
Project funding: Institute
Total approved cost of the project: 2.94 lakhs
Objective:
To screen and identify sources of resistance to stem borers

Project team: Drs. JC Sekhar, SB Suby, PL Soujanya and GK ChikkappaMajor achievements: – Promising lines against

  • Spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe): DMR E 63
  • Pink stem borer, Sesamia inferens Walker: WNZEXOTIC POOL DC2 , WNZPBTL 6, DMR E 63 and WNZPBTL 8
  • Shoot Fly, Atherigona soccata Rondani: AEB(Y)1, PFSR/51016-1, CML 13 and CML 43