Mz 6.1 Peronosclerospora sorghi 2017-05-20T12:36:12+00:00

National Seed Health System

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Mz 6.1  Peronosclerospora sorghi

VERSION: 1.0
DATE: 2001
PATHOGEN: Peronosclerospora sorghi (syn: Sclerospora sorghi)
HOST: Maize (Zea mays)
COMMON NAME: sorghum downy mildew
METHOD: Mz 6.1 Grow-out (Adenle and Cardwell, 2000) (formerly Cf 6.1)
METHOD CLASS: Standard (A)
SAMPLE: 400 seeds, in 4 replicates of 100 seeds.

PROCEDURE:

1. Four replicates of 4 pots of 25 maize seeds in each replicate are planted in plastic pots in a greenhouse.

2. Downy mildew-infected seedlings should be detectable 7 days after seedling emergence.

REFERENCES:

Adenle, V. O. and Cardwell, K. E. 2000, Seed transmission of maize downy mildew (Peronosclerospora sorghi) in Nigeria. Plant pathology. 49:628-634.