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Advancement of new genes for stem and leaf rust resistance from uncultivated relatives of wheat.

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The success of the wheat industry in recent decades is due in part to the efforts of plant breeders who have responded to challenges posed by pests, diseases and abiotic stresses by selecting and releasing suitably resistant and adapted cultivars... The wheat rusts pose some of the most serious threats to a prosperous grains industry... The Australian wheat crop has been protected from devastation by rusts for many years by the use in commercial cultivars of effective resistance genes...
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