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- Singh, Ruchi; Kumar, Sudheer; Kashyap, Prem Lal; Srivastava, Alok Kumar; Mishra, Sanjay; Sharma, Arun Kumar
- Molecular biotechnology 2014 v.56 no.11 pp. 1049-1059
- Alternaria brassicicola; DNA primers; alleles; arginine; blight; defoliation; detection limit; fungi; growth retardation; leaves; loci; lysine; microsatellite repeats; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; rapeseed; spores
- ... Alternaria blight caused by Alternaria brassicicola (Schwein.) Wiltshire and A. brassicae (Berk.) Sacc., is one of the most important disease of rapeseed–mustard, characterized by the formation of spots on leaves, stem, and siliquae with premature defoliation and stunting of growth. These two species are very difficult to differentiate based on disease symptoms or spore morphology. Therefore, the ...