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Genes showing resistance to blackleg identified

New genes – showing resistance to the yield-robbing blackleg in canola crops – have been identified in trials.

New South Wales (Australia) Department of Primary Industries senior principal research scientist, Harsh Raman, said the study has unlocked the genetic make-up of canola to characterize major and minor genes resistant to the fungal pathogen Leptosphaeria maculans, which causes blackleg disease. | READ MORE


January 17, 2017
By The Rural

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