National Seed Health System
Mz 6.1 Peronosclerospora sorghi
|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.|
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.
Adenle, V. O. and Cardwell, K. E. 2000, Seed transmission of maize downy mildew (Peronosclerospora sorghi) in Nigeria. Plant pathology. 49:628-634.