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Cover for Disease resistance in wheat.

This book has 15 chapters focusing on the resistance of wheat to major diseases. Information on the various major wheat diseases and their economic importance are also presented.

Author(s)
Sharma, I.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases in wheat crops - an introduction.

This chapter focuses on the major pre- and postharvest pathogens of wheat. The characteristic symptoms of these pathogens and resistance exhibited by various wheat genotypes are also discussed.

Author(s)
Sharma, I.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance in wheat to Karnal bunt.

This chapter focuses on the economic importance, nature and diagnosis of karnal bunt (Tilletia indica) of wheat at the field and seed levels. The taxonomy, morphology, biology and genetics of T. indica are discussed and the pathogen location in the seed, disease cycle and spread, disease...

Author(s)
Sharma, I.; Bains, N. S.; Sharma, R. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stem rust.

This chapter focuses on the current knowledge regarding stem rust (Puccinia graminis f. tritici) resistance in wheat. The options for responding to the threat from P. graminis f. tritici races belonging to Ug99 lineage are also discussed.

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Singh, R. P.; Huerta-Espino, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wheat leaf rust.

This chapter focuses on the economic importance, geographical distribution and physiological specialization of wheat leaf rust, caused by Puccinia recondita. Some examples of resistance screening methods are presented and the various sources of wheat leaf rust resistance genes and the morphological ...

Author(s)
McCallum, B.; Hiebert, C.; Huerta-Espino, J.; Cloutier, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance to stripe rust in wheat: pathogen biology driving resistance breeding.

This chapter focuses on the current understanding of Puccinia striiformis f. tritici variation that has proven to be a threat to the longevity of resistant wheats. Contemporary knowledge of the genetic basis for resistance are presented and breeding approaches that offer the possibility of...

Author(s)
Wellings, C. R.; Boyd, L. A.; Chen, X. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wheat resistance to spot blotch or foliar blight.

This chapter focuses on the economic importance, geographical distribution and physiological specialization of spot blotch or foliar blight of wheat, caused by Cochliobolus sativus. Some examples of resistance screening methods are presented and the various sources of resistance genes and the...

Author(s)
Duveiller, E.; Sharma, R. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance breeding for tan spot (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pyrenophora tritici-repentis</i>) of wheat.

This chapter focuses on the economic importance, geographical distribution, disease symptoms and physiological specialization, toxins and physiology of disease development of tan spot in wheat, caused by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Some examples of resistance screening methods are presented and...

Author(s)
Singh, P. K.; Duveiller, E.; Singh, R. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance in wheat to septoria diseases caused by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycosphaerella graminicola</i> (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Septoria tritici</i>) and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phaeosphaeria</i> (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stagonospora</i>) <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">nodorum</i>.

This chapter focuses on the economic importance of the wheat pathogens Mycosphaerella graminicola, Phaeosphaeria nodorum and Leptosphaeria avenaria and identification of wheat resistance to these pathogens. The physiological specialization of these pathogens are presented and the genetic,...

Author(s)
Goodwin, S. B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance in wheat to loose smut.

This chapter focuses on the economic importance of loose smut of wheat caused by Ustilago tritici and the physiological specialization of this pathogen. The sources of resistance and the genetic, morphological and biochemical bases are discussed and some developments in the genetic engineering of...

Author(s)
Knox, R.; Menzies, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter

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