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Abstract

Varietal resistance in pulses to mung dhora (Callosobruchus analis F.).

Abstract

Varieties of grain legumes were tested for their resistance to Callosobruchus analis under laboratory conditions. Mash 59 [Vigna mungo], Mung 6601 [V. radiata], Masoor D/9-6 and 18-12 [lentils] were the least damaged varieties (5.68, 21.19, 3.33 and 3.33% weight loss, resp.), while Mash 80 (V. mungo), Mung 71-27 (V. radiata) and Precoz 355 (lentils) were the most damaged (18.71, 28.45 and 7.33% weight loss, resp.).