Breeding a barley resistant to leaf disease

Citation data:

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

Publication Year:
1979
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Repository URL:
https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol20/iss2/12
Author(s):
Khan, T N; Portmann, P. A.
Tags:
Barley; Varieties; Disease resistance; Plant breeding; Rhynchosporium secalis; Pyrenophora teres; Agronomy and Crop Sciences; Plant Breeding and Genetics; Plant Pathology
article description
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.