Breeding a barley resistant to leaf disease

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Vol: 20, Issue: 2, Page: 60-62

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Khan, T N; Portmann, P. A.
Barley; Varieties; Disease resistance; Plant breeding; Rhynchosporium secalis; Pyrenophora teres; Agronomy and Crop Sciences; Plant Breeding and Genetics; Plant Pathology
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In the last few years the Department of Agriculture has begun a programme to produce brley varieties resistant to the leaf diseases, scald and net blotch. These diseases cause substantial losses that may not be apparent to an individual farmer.