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- Verdier, ValÃ©rie; Vera Cruz, Casiana; Leach, Jan E.
- Journal of biotechnology 2012 v.159 no.4 pp. 320-328
- food security, etc ; Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae; biotechnology; blight; crop production; cultivars; disease control; farmers; genes; marker-assisted selection; pathogens; research institutions; rice; Africa; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Rice cultivation has drastically increased in Africa over the last decade. During this time, the region has also seen a rise in the incidence of rice bacterial blight caused by the pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. The disease is expanding to new rice production areas and threatens food security in the region. Yield losses caused by X. oryzae pv. oryzae range from 20 to 30% and can be as hig ...