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Voorrips, R.E., G. Steenhuis-Broers, M. Tiemens-Hulscher and E.T. Lammerts van Bueren. 2006. Factors affecting thrips resistance in cabbage. In: Joint Organic Congress. Odense, Denmark. 30-31 May 2006.

Number of pages: 2

Type of document: Conference Paper

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Prof. dr. Edith T. Lammerts van Bueren Ph.D.


Language of document: English

Title in English: Factors affecting thrips resistance in cabbage

Abstract / summary in English:

In two field experiments in the Netherlands the development of thrips populations and thrips damage in ten cabbage varieties was monitored. Also a number of morphological, physiological en biochemical plant traits were measured. The most important factors leading to a low level of thrips dam-age were a late development of a compact head, a low dry matter content and a high amount of leaf wax.