HELIA 41

December 2004

Table of contents

ROLES OF INTERSPECIFIC HYBRIDIZATION AND CYTOGENETIC STUDIES IN SUNFLOWER BREEDING
Atlagic Jovanka ........p.1

TWO-YEAR STUDY ON THE INHERITANCE OF REDUCED SATURATED FATTY ACID CONTENT IN SUNFLOWER SEED
Brady A. Vick, C.C. Jan, Jerry F. Miller.............p.25 

MUTATION BREEDING IN SUNFLOWER FOR RESISTANCE TO ALTERNARIA LEAF SPOT
Marcelo F. de Oliveira, Augusto Tulmann Neto, Regina M.V.B.C. Leite, Vania B.R. Castiglioni, C.A.A. Arias..........p. 41

PREDICTION OF HETEROSIS BASED ON GENETIC DIVERGENCE OF PARENTS THRHOUGH REGRESSION ANALYSIS IN SUNFLOWER (Helianthus annuus L.)
Mohan Rao, G. Laksmikantha Reddy, R.S. Kulkarni, S. Ramesh, S.S. Lalitha Reddy. .............p.51

STABILITY ANALYSIS OF SUNFLOWER HYBRIDS THROUGH NON-PARAMETRIC MODEL
Mohan Rao, G. Laksmikantha Reddy, R.S. Kulkarni, S. Ramesh, S.S. Lalitha Reddy.......p.59

EFFECT OF FEMALE GENOTYPE OF THE EFFICIENCY OF DELTA INDUCED PARTHENOGENESIS IN SUNFLOWER (Helianthus annuus L.)
Miglena Todorova, Peter Ivanov, Nina Nenova, Julia Encheva............p.67

COMBINING ABILITY ANALYSIS OF SOME YIELD CHARACTERS OF SUNFLOWER (Helianthus annuus L.)
Yalcin Kaya, Ibrahim K. Atakisi.......... p.75

VARIABILITY FOR AGRONOMIC TRAITS IN SUNFLOWER RANDOM-MATING POPULATIONS : CORRELATIONS, ESTIMATED GAINS FROM SELECTION AND CORRELATED RESPONSES TO SELECTION
Waseem Hassan Syed, Sadaqat Mehdi Syed, Shahida Hasnain............p.85

VARIABILITY FOR AGRONOMIC TRAITS IN SUNFLOWER RANDOM-MATING POPULATIONS : MEANS, VARIANCE COMPONENTS AND HERITABILITIES
Waseem Hassan Syed, Sadaqat Mehdi Syed and Shahida Hasnain...........p.99

SELECTION OF CONSISTENT PLANT TRAITS FOR SUNFLOWER GROWTH USING PRINCIPAL COMPONENT ANALYSIS
G.R. Maruthi Sankar, M. Vanaja, V. Maruthi, P. Raghuram Reddy and D. Narasimha Murthy.......p.113

POPULATION IMPROVEMENT FOR SEED YIELD AND OIL CONTENT IN SUNFLOWER
K.G.S.Seneviratne, M. Ganesh, A.R.G. Ranganatha, G. Nagaraj, K. Rukmini Devi..........p.123

TESTING TWO ISOLATES OF Diaporthe/Phomopsis helianthi IN A POPULATION OF SUNFLOWER RECOMBINANT INBRED LINES
S.Jocic, N. Lacok, V. Miklic, D. Skoric, Y. Griveau............ p.129

METHODS OF INOCULATION OF SUNFLOWER HEADS WITH Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
G. Van Beccelaere, Jerry F. Miller.......p.137

BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND NUTRIENT CONTENT OF THE CALLUS OF SUNLFOWER INBRED LINES
Slobodanka Pajevic, Dragana Vasic, Petar Sekulic............... p.143

INTERSPECIFIC HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN H.pumilus nutt. AND H. annuus L. AND THEIR POTENTIAL FOR CULTIVATED SUNFLOWER IMPROVEMENT
Lyudmila Nikolova, Michail Christov, Gerald Seiler.............................p.151

HERITABLE TISSUE CULTURE INDUCED GENETIC VARIATION IN SUNFLOWER (Helianthus annuus L.) AS A TOOL FOR CROP IMPROVEMENT
J. Encheva, T. Tsvetkova, P. Ivanov....................p.163

DAMAGE OF SUNFLOWER CAUSED BY THE COTTON BOLLWORM (Helicoverpa armigera, Hübner) IN THE REGION OF KECSKEMET and BACSALMAS IN 2003
Z. Horvath, J. Boros, F. D. Skoric...................p.173

NEW DATA ON THE BIOLOGY OF THE RED SPOTTED BUG (Spilostethus (=Lygaeus) equestris L., Het., Lygaeidae) CAUSING THE ACHENE GREENING IN CONFECTIONERY SUNFLOWER HYBRIDS
 Zoltan Horvath, Attila Hatvani, Dragan Skoric........................................p.181