A reevaluation of bromoethane in comparison to rindite for the post-harvest detection of potato virus Y in tubers by ELISA
A reevaluation of breaking tuber dormancy with bromoethane to increase the concentration of potato virus Y in the tuber revealed a positive response, by ELISA testing, to the treatment. The degree of response increased with the maturity of the tuber. Response to treatment with rindite was generally stronger, although differences were slight.
Additional Key WordsSolanum tuberosum Russet Burbank dormancy breaking
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