Due to a combination of crown rust
resistance and winter hardiness, this line will be suitable for growth in south, central and northeast Texas, as well as adjacent states with similar adaptation requirements.
Staff at Aberystwyth University's Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (Ibers) will help develop oat varieties with improved resistance to the diseases of crown rust
We will not use that variety of seed again which has been affected by the fatal disease like fungus and crown rust
Brown-Guedira's genotyping lab will then use the assays to quickly inform breeders which offspring plants inherited an intended trait--say, for crown rust
Does partial resistance exert selection on oat crown rust
resistance should be a key consideration for farmers when selecting grass varieties for this autumn's reseeding, advises British Seed Houses.
It says a combination of warm temperatures and heavy dews have produced the perfect conditions for crown rust
, a fungal disease.
is one of the most widespread and destructive diseases of cultivated oat.
is the most damaging fungal disease of oats in the world, wiping out entire fields and causing epidemics that can reduce yields up to 40 percent.
Genetic control of partial resistance of crown rust
in oat (Avena sativa L.
Transfer of crown rust
(caused by Puccinia coronata f.
Dr Thorogood said, "As well as the stay-green trait, AberNile has inherited good resistance to crown rust
disease from its distant fescue ancestors.