Thursday, July 10, 2008

The effect of soybean stunt virus infecfion levels on the yield of soy bean


Field experiment to study the effect of soybean stunt virus (SSV) infection levels on the yield of soybean cv. Tidar was conducted at Kuningan experiment station of Sukamandi research institute for Food Crops in the 1991 dry season. Under natural infection levels ranging from 0-3 scale. The result revealed that SSV level of infection affects dry weight, number of pod and yield of soybean. The reduction of losses caused by SSV for infection levels 1, 2 and 3 were 41%, 50% and 71% respectively as compared with healthy plants. D. Kuswardhana, Y Suryadi and D. Kusdiaman; Staf peneliti balai penelitian tanaman pangan Sukamandi

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