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Identification and utilization of novel sources of resistance against soil borne pathogens in wheat

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In particular the dryland root rot, commonly known as Crown Rot (Fusarium spp), and the root lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus thornei and P. neglectus) are economically important constraints in Australia and many developing countries in which CIMMYT has a mandate to work on rainfed wheat production systems (Chakraborty et al., 2006; Nicol & Rivoal, 2008).CIMMYT has worked on SBPs for almost 10 years..... New disease highlights unceasing challenge.. A new wheat disease identified in Brazil in 1985 was initially considered "something of an oddity" but is now seen as a potential time bomb, with sporadic outbreaks affecting successively larger areas in South America...
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