Evaluation of sugarcane introgression lines for resistance to brown rust disease caused by Puccinia melanocephala

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Wang, Xiao-Yan; Wen-Feng, Li; Ying-Kun, Huang; Xin, Lu; Zhi-Ming, Luo; Jiong, Yin; Hong-Li, Shan; Rong-Yue, Zhang;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Fitopatologia
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1982-56762013000200002
  • Subject: Saccharum officinarum | Erianthus rockii | Puccinia melanocephala | breeding

Sugarcane brown rust disease caused by Puccinia melanocephala is one of the important fungal diseases affecting sugarcane yield around the world. Cultivar resistance is the most appropriate control method for this disease. In this study, 62 introgression lines chosen fr... View more