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Ancient wheats resistant to root lesion nematodes
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The wild, ancient ancestors of wheat are a vital key to solving the problem of root lesion nematodes in Australia, researchers now believe... Northern growers currently have no commercial wheat varieties that resist the ravages of RLN, and the massive yield losses they experience each year are of great concern to the industry... Since there are no available commercial wheat varieties with resistance to RLN, choosing varieties that are tolerant, such as EGA Gregory , is a good first step in managing their populations (see the 2014 Queensland Wheat Varieties Guide )...