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Host plant resistance to insects in sorghum: present status and need for future research

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Authors: 
Sharma, H.C. ; Singh, B.U.( editor ) ; Sharma, K.K. ; Hash, C.T. ; Pampapathy, G. ; Venkateswaran, K. ; Folkertsma, R.T. ; Reddy, B.V.S.,( Belum V. S. Reddy ) ; Dhillon, M.K.,( Mukesh K. Dhillon )
Journal
Journal Title: 
Journal of SAT Agricultural Research
Journal Volume: 
1
Journal Issue: 
4
Journal Pagination: 
8
Journal year: 
2005

Research on the identification of sources of resistance to insect pests of sorghum (i.e.cytoplasmic male sterile lines and wild relatives), and on the improvement and induction of insect pest resistance in sorghum by marker-assisted selection and genetic engineering is summarized. Future prospects are mentioned.

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