Biotic Stress Resistance Genes in Wheat

J. Singla*, S. G. Krattinger

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Biotic stress - caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, nematodes, insects and arachnids, and weeds - is a major constraint for wheat production. Plants have evolved sophisticated mechanisms to fight biotic stress. Hundreds of biotic stress resistance genes are known in wheat; however, only a few of them have been cloned and characterized at the molecular level. This article provides an overview of the current knowledge about biotic stress resistance genes in wheat.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Production and Genetics of Food Grains
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages388-392
Number of pages5
Volume4-4
ISBN (Electronic)9780123947864
ISBN (Print)9780123944375
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 17 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alien introgressions
  • Bacteria
  • Biotic stress
  • Biotrophic
  • Durable resistance
  • Fungi
  • Insects
  • NBS-LRR
  • Necrotrophic
  • Nematodes
  • Viruses
  • Weeds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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