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DNA Fingerprinting of Sugarbeet Varieties to Track Root Rot. 2010

Eujayl, Imad A. and Strausbaugh, C.A. (2010) DNA Fingerprinting of Sugarbeet Varieties to Track Root Rot. 2010. The Sugarbeet. Spring:16-17.

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The sugar beet industry is continuously undertaking major efforts
to reduce postharvest sucrose losses. In Idaho sugarbeet roots
may be stored indoors or outdoors for up to five months. Sugarbeet variety genetic make-up, pre-harvest field conditions, harvest
practices, and post-harvest storage conditions can affect storability
significantly. Physical root conditions and root health before deliv-
ery to the pile contribute to the magnitude of sucrose losses.

Growers chose different varieties for a certain season and may
plant more than one variety in a field. This practice renders it difficult to collect information on the exact location of varieties in the
field and storage piles. Additionally, it’s a daunting task to physically
tag samples starting in the field until delivered to the pile, as well
as, it is difficult to locate these samples after a storage period of
a few months.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 1338
Subjects: Irrigated crops > Sugarbeet > Root rots
Irrigated crops > Sugarbeet
Irrigated crops > Sugarbeet > Genetics
Depositing User: Users 6 not found.
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2010 15:47
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 20:32
Item ID: 1361