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Breeding For Resistance In California Strawberry To Verticillium Dahliae, Zachary Christman Mar 2018

Breeding For Resistance In California Strawberry To Verticillium Dahliae, Zachary Christman

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research in Agronomy and Horticulture

Since 1930 the University of California, Davis, has been developing strawberry cultivars that are adapted to the agricultural industry and regional farms. Developing cultivars that require fewer inputs are of significant economic importance in agronomy. Developing a crop resistant to a disease is beneficial for horticulturists since less labor and chemicals are needed for a high yield.6

In commercial strawberry cultivars, complete resistance to V. dahlia is extremely rare. The majority of Californian strawberry cultivars are highly susceptible to it.2 Over the last 18 years of plant breeding for strawberry cultivars with a high degree of resistance and ...


Bois 412/812: Human Genetics—A Peer Review Of Teaching Project Benchmark Portfolio, Colin D. Meiklejohn Jan 2016

Bois 412/812: Human Genetics—A Peer Review Of Teaching Project Benchmark Portfolio, Colin D. Meiklejohn

UNL Faculty Course Portfolios

This portfolio focuses on Human Genetics, an upper-division course taken primarily by biology majors to fulfill elective credit in their degree. This course studies the genetic basis for human variation, with the goal of placing this variation in the context of human evolutionary history and the consequences of this variation for medical understanding and treatments. In Human Genetics, students complete an original synthetic research paper on a human genetic disorder. Through writing this paper, students are expected to learn how to navigate electronic databases and online resources on human genetic diseases, and to read and synthesize the primary scientific literature ...


Ec06-219 2006 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 2006

Ec06-219 2006 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2006 Nebraska Swine Report was prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. This publications deals with research on swine reproduction, breeding, health, nutrition, economics, and housing.


Ec05-1894 Dry Bean Disease Profiles Ii: Fungal Root Rot And Wilt Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2005

Ec05-1894 Dry Bean Disease Profiles Ii: Fungal Root Rot And Wilt Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publications profiles the fungal root rot and wilt diseases and symptoms of dry bean. These diseases include: fusarium root rot, rhizoctonia root rot, pythium root rot, fusariuim yellows, and white mold.


Nf05-652 Soybean Rust Fungicide Use Guidelines For Nebraska, Loren J. Giesler, John A. Wilson, Jennifer M. Rees Jan 2005

Nf05-652 Soybean Rust Fungicide Use Guidelines For Nebraska, Loren J. Giesler, John A. Wilson, Jennifer M. Rees

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

While the impact that soybean rust will have on Nebraska's soybean crop is unknown, producers should be prepared to manage the disease. When soybean rust occurs or is expected to occur shortly in Nebraska, growers can use the decision-aid flow chart on page 2 of this NebFact to determine whether to treat and, if treating, which class of fungicide (chlorothalonil, strobilurin, or triazole) to use.


Ec05-219 2005 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 2005

Ec05-219 2005 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2005 Nebraska Swine Report was prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. This publications deals with research on swine reproduction, breeding, health, nutrition, economics, and housing.


G05-1576 Safe Use Of Animal Medicines, Arden Wohlers, David R. Smith, Dicky D. Griffin Jan 2005

G05-1576 Safe Use Of Animal Medicines, Arden Wohlers, David R. Smith, Dicky D. Griffin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide promotes exercising caution while working with livestock medications.

Veterinary drugs, including antibiotics, antiparasite medications and vaccines, play an important role in the control and prevention of disease in all livestock. However, there is risk when working with animals and animal medicines. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have strict rules regulating the prescription, distribution and use of animal medications and chemicals. Regulations on how a drug is stored, administered, and disposed of ensure product safety to the producer, animal, consumer and environment.


Ec05-1893 Dry Bean Disease Profiles I: Foliar And Bacterial Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jnenifer L. Chaky Jan 2005

Ec05-1893 Dry Bean Disease Profiles I: Foliar And Bacterial Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jnenifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publications profiles the foliar and bacterial diseases and symptoms of dry bean. Diseases discussed include: bean common mosaic/bean yellow mosaic virus, rust, common blight, halo blight, brown spot, bacterial wilt.


Nf05-634 Fungicides To Manage Soybean Rust: What Are The Product Differences?, Loren J. Giesler, Thomas J. Weissling Jan 2005

Nf05-634 Fungicides To Manage Soybean Rust: What Are The Product Differences?, Loren J. Giesler, Thomas J. Weissling

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

If Nebraska soybean producers find themselves needing to apply a fungicide for soybean rust this year, it will be important to choose an effective product based on the stage of disease development in the specific field. It will be important for all producers and crop managers to be aware of where soybean rust is being detected to pursue a treatment that provides the maximum return on investment for any fungicides being applied.

This NebFact discusses the fungicides available for Nebraska soybean fields and resistance management issues.


Nf411 Seed Treatment Fungicides For Soybeans, Loren J. Giesler Jan 2004

Nf411 Seed Treatment Fungicides For Soybeans, Loren J. Giesler

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Fungi can cause seed to rot. This publication describes treatments.


Nf04-616 Managing Foliar Diseases Of Winter Wheat With Fungicides Treatment Criteria, Profitability And Products, John E. Watkins Jan 2004

Nf04-616 Managing Foliar Diseases Of Winter Wheat With Fungicides Treatment Criteria, Profitability And Products, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The leaf rust, stripe rust, powdery mildew, tan spot, Septoria leaf blotch and occasionally stem rust comprise the primary foliar disease of wheat in the central Great Plains. In southeast and south central Nebraska, leaf and stripe rusts, powdery mildew and Septoria leaf blotch are the most common and important foliar diseases. Tan spot predominates in the dryland wheat-fallow-wheat or ecofallow cropping systems found in the west central, southwest and Panhandle areas of Nebraska.

This NebFact discusses the treatment criteria, profitability of treatment, and the treatment products and timing of managing foliar diseases of winter wheat with fungicides.


Nf04-597 Biosecurity And The Poultry Flock, Dan Mcguire, Sheila Scheideler Jan 2004

Nf04-597 Biosecurity And The Poultry Flock, Dan Mcguire, Sheila Scheideler

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

What is Biosecurity? Biosecurity is a modern term created out of a need to protect, in our case poultry, from an intentional or unintentional threat from a biological agent. In our everyday management, biosecurity is an endless endeavor to keep viral disease agents and/or the spread of such disease agents at bay. We have learned from our own personal welfare that by keeping our environment clean, i.e., "cleanliness is next to godliness" and by reducing contact with infected people or animals, i.e., "being a good neighbor," we can reduce our chance of catching or spreading disease. This ...


Ec04-219 2004 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 2004

Ec04-219 2004 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2004 Nebraska Swine Report was prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. This publications deals with research on swine reproduction, breeding, health, nutrition, economics, and housing.


Nf03-578 How Can I Help An Older Person Who May Have A Mental Illness?, Kathy Bosch Jan 2003

Nf03-578 How Can I Help An Older Person Who May Have A Mental Illness?, Kathy Bosch

Agricultural Research Division News & Annual Reports

Even though many persons suffer with a mental illness or disease at some point in their lives, these problems are treatable.


Ec03-1887 Alfalfa Disease Profiles, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, James P. Stack, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1887 Alfalfa Disease Profiles, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, James P. Stack, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publications profiles the diseases and symptoms of alfalfa. The diseases discussed here include: rust, anthracnose, stemphylium leaf spot, downy mildew, common leaf spot, spring black stem, summer black stem, stem nematode, seedling blights, phytophthora root rot, alfalfa mosaic, crown rot, verticillium wilt, and violet root rot.


Ec03-1886 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles Ii: Foliar, Viral, And Nematode Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1886 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles Ii: Foliar, Viral, And Nematode Diseases, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color publication profiles the foliar, viral, and nematode diseases of sugar beet. Diseases and their symptoms discussed are: Rhizomania; Foliar -- Cercospora Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew, Phoma Leaf Spot, Bacteral Leaf Spot; Beet Curly Top; Beet Soilborne Mosaic; Nematodse; False Root-Knot; Cyst; and Root-Knot.


Ec03-153 Selecting Alfalfa Varieties For Nebraska, Bruce Anderson, Michael Trammell, Charles A. Shapiro, David D. Baltensperger Jan 2003

Ec03-153 Selecting Alfalfa Varieties For Nebraska, Bruce Anderson, Michael Trammell, Charles A. Shapiro, David D. Baltensperger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The most important variety decision on many farms and ranches is the selection of alfalfa. The choice of alfalfa variety affects production for three to ten or more years, whereas varieties of annual crops can be changed annually. Yield potential, pest resistance, and seed price should be considered when selecting alfalfa varieties in Nebraska.


Ec03-219 2003 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 2003

Ec03-219 2003 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2003 Nebraska Swine Report was prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. This publications deals with research on swine reproduction, breeding, health, nutrition, economics, and housing.


Ec03-1884 Wheat Disease Profiles I, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1884 Wheat Disease Profiles I, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular covers the disease and symptoms of wheat in Nebraska. The diseases listed are: barley yellow dwarf, soil-borne wheat mosaic, wheat streak mosaic, leaf rust, stem rust, stripe rust, tan spot, septoria leaf blotch, common root rot, crown rot, Fusarium head blight (scab).


Ec03-1885 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles I: Fungal Root Rots, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1885 Sugar Beet Disease Profiles I: Fungal Root Rots, Robert M. Harveson, James P. Stack, John E. Watkins, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color discusses the disease and symptoms of sugarbeet. These diseases include: seedling diseases (Phoma betae, Pythium ultimum, P. aphanidermatum, Rhizoctonia solani, Aphanomyces cochlioides), Aphanomyces root rot (A. cochlioides), Rhizoctonia root rot (R. solani), Pytihum root rot (P. aphanidermatum) and Fusarium yellows (F. oxysporum f. sp. betae).


G03-1526 Prevention And Control Of Rabbit Damage, Dallas R. Virchow, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro Jan 2003

G03-1526 Prevention And Control Of Rabbit Damage, Dallas R. Virchow, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Dennis M. Ferraro

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus spp.) and jackrabbits (Lepus spp.) are found in most of Nebraska. The eastern cottontail (S. floridanus) lives throughout the state while the desert cottontail (S. audubonii) lives only in western Nebraska. Black-tailed (L. californicus) and white-tailed jackrabbits (L. townsendii) are most common in the western two-thirds of Nebraska.

This NebGuides describes how to identify rabbit damage and recommends proper methods of control, such as fencing, habitat modification, repellents, trapping, and shooting to reduce damage to tolerable levels.


Ec03-1892 Identifying Soybean Rust Jan 2003

Ec03-1892 Identifying Soybean Rust

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This four-color extension circular identifies the different diseases of soybeans: soybean rust, bacterial blight, bacterial pustle, and downy mildew. It also shows diseases that are similar looking: Cercospora blight, Frogeye leaf spot and brown spot. It also discusses what to look for when scouting for soybean rust.


Ec03-1889 Wheat Disease Profiles Ii, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2003

Ec03-1889 Wheat Disease Profiles Ii, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Loren J. Giesler, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, 4-color extension circular cover the diseases and symptoms of wheat in Nebraska. The listed diseases include: loose smut, common bunt, stinking smut, erot, black point, take-all, cephalosporium stripe, black chaff, powdery mildew, high plains disease.


G03-1505 Newcastle Disease: What Nebraska Poultry Prodcuers Need To Know, Grasso M. Ebako, Del Wilmot Jan 2003

G03-1505 Newcastle Disease: What Nebraska Poultry Prodcuers Need To Know, Grasso M. Ebako, Del Wilmot

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Newcastle disease is a rapidly spreading virus that attacks domestic poultry and other birds. This NebGuide explains disease transmission, symptoms and prevention and control.

Introduction

Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is an acute, rapidly spreading viral disease that affects domestic poultry and other birds. It has a rapid onset and a mortality rate that can be as high as 100 percent. The disease is found worldwide, with the possible exception of some islands and Oceania.

Newcastle disease was first reported in 1926 in the East Indies and then in 1927 at Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, for which it is named. Newcastle disease virus ...


Fungicide Spray Schedule For Home Garden Tree Fruits, Jennifer L. Chaky, John E. Watkins Jan 2002

Fungicide Spray Schedule For Home Garden Tree Fruits, Jennifer L. Chaky, John E. Watkins

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact describes the use of integrated pest management in the growing of fruit trees.


Ec02-153 Selecting Alfalfa Varieties For Nebraska 2002, Bruce Anderson, Michael Trammell, Charles A. Shapiro, Patrick E. Reece Jan 2002

Ec02-153 Selecting Alfalfa Varieties For Nebraska 2002, Bruce Anderson, Michael Trammell, Charles A. Shapiro, Patrick E. Reece

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Yield potential, pest resistance and seed price should be considered when selecting alfalfa varieties in Nebraska. The most important variety decision on many farms and ranches is the selection of alfalfa. The choice of alfalfa variety affects production for three to 10 or more years, whereas varieties of annual crops can be changed every year. Many alfalfa varieties are available from private and public plant breeders. Over the years, yield trials conducted at widely distributed Nebraska locations have tested most varieties sold in the state.


Ec02-219 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese Jan 2002

Ec02-219 Nebraska Swine Report, Duane Reese

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The 2002 Nebraska Swine Report was prepared by the staff in Animal Science and cooperating Departments for use in Extension, Teaching and Research programs. This publications deals with research on swine reproduction, breeding, health, nutrition, economics, and housing.


Nf02-506 Plant Disease Central Web Site, Jim Stack Jan 2002

Nf02-506 Plant Disease Central Web Site, Jim Stack

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Disease is a natural part of every crop production system. This is true for all crop species and for each type of production system; irrigated or rain-fed, conventional or conservation tillage, and continuous or rotational cropping. In any given year, the question is which diseases will occur in Nebraska's field crops and at what incidence and severity.

To help producers, consultants, and other agricultural professionals diagnose and manage field crop diseases in Nebraska, the Plant Disease Central (PDC) web site was developed. The home page includes instructions on navigating the site under the "About This Site" link.

This NebFact ...


Nf02-543 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas, Robert M. Harveson Jan 2002

Nf02-543 Ascochyta Blight Of Chickpeas, Robert M. Harveson

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The chickpea (Cicer arietinum) ranks among the world's three most important pulse (legume) crops. It is an important source of protein in many parts of central Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean and among the food legumes, is the most effective in reducing blood ocholesterol levels. The crop is antive to western Asia and the Middle East, and is usually grown as a rainfed cool-weather crop or as a dry climate crop in semi-arid regions.

Although chickpeas are reported to be susceptible to over 50 pathogens, few diseases are currently recognized as significant economic constraints to production. Ascochyta blight caused ...


Ec02-1883 Corn Disease Profiles, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky Jan 2002

Ec02-1883 Corn Disease Profiles, James P. Stack, Loren J. Giesler, John E. Watkins, Robert M. Harveson, Jennifer L. Chaky

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This two-page, four-color extension circular covers the many diseases of corn in Nebraska. It list and describes corn diseases such as: anthracnose, common smut, bacterial stalk rot and top rot, holcus spot, Stewart's Wilt, Goss's bacterial wilt and blight, common rust, southern rust, and gray leaf rust.