leaf blight


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leaf blight

[′lēf ‚blīt]
(plant pathology)
Any of various blight diseases which cause browning, death, and falling of the leaves.
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Keywords: Bacterial Leaf Blight, Resistance, Artificial inoculation, Diversity, Gene.
A comparison of the rice bacterial leaf blight organism with the bacterial leaf streak organism of rice and Leersia hexandra Swartz.
The results revealed that, in most groups, two cycles of recurrent selection were efficient for concentrating resistance genes that promoted good control of northern corn leaf blight disease, but in some cases, there was a reduction in the level of resistance.
Bacterial leaf blight is a vascular disease, causes systemic infection and symptoms are noticed at tillering stage which comprises of two phases leaf blight and kresek phase (Ou, 1985; Akhtar et al.
Effet of potash fertilization on helminthosporium leaf blight severity in wheat, and association increases in grain yield and kernel weight, Field plant Research, 93: 142-150.
Thanks to strict import regulations, leaf blight has never made it to Asia.
In 1976, the US Department of Agriculture released its own report titled, "An Evaluation of Special Grant Research on Southern Corn Leaf Blight," which asserted that genetic uniformity was indeed one of the main factors that led to the disastrous 1970 blight.
Screening of sesame lines against bacterial leaf blight under natural field conditions.
General symptoms of soil-borne pathogens include leaf blight, wilting and stunting, seed decay, fruit rot and root rot.
Midwest Corn Belt, northern leaf blight and gray leaf spot are significant problems.
According to Greenpeace, crop genetic diversity is "essential for global food security" and a lack of it can be linked to many of the major crop epidemics in human history, including the Southern corn leaf blight in the U.