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Adult Plant Resistance Fact Sheet

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Adult plant resistance is a useful trait to consider in variety selection, especially for rust resistance... Key points Adult plant resistance (Apr) to cereal fungal diseases provides protection in a crop's post-seedling stages (typically between tillering and booting, gS20-gS49)... Apr can complement a fungicide strategy by protecting, from rust, those parts of the plant most responsible for yield...
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