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Breakthrough to fast-track yellow spot research

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A breakthrough achieved by Western Australian scientists will speed up the delivery of new wheat varieties with resistance to yellow spot - arguably the country's most costly wheat disease... Dr Moffat and her team removed the ToxA gene via a process in which it was replaced with another gene - a world-first achievement for yellow spot... "Our achievement paves the way for removing other yellow spot genes of interest and allows us to study different toxins produced by the fungus...
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