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Close up of a wheat leaf infected with yellow spot disease, held in a hand... Caption : Wheat infected with yellow spot disease... "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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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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Continued vigilance urged on yellow spot disease.. "Yellow spot was found in varieties such as Mace , Magenta and Wyalkatchem , which indicates that even putatively-resistant varieties can be susceptible to the disease," she said... Dr See said it was still recommended that growers chose varieties 'insensitive' to ToxA such as Mace , Magenta and Wyalkatchem as ToxA was the most potent of the identified effectors...
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