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- Parco, Arnold S.; Avellaneda, Mavir C.; Hale, Anna H.; Hoy, Jeffrey W.; Kimbeng, Collins A.; Pontif, Michael J.; Gravois, Kenneth A.; Baisakh, Niranjan
- Plant breeding 2014 pp. n/a
- Puccinia melanocephala; clones; cultivars; disease resistance; fungi; genes; germplasm; germplasm evaluation; introgression; pathogens; plant breeding; progeny; rust diseases; screening; sugarcane; Louisiana
- ... Brown rust, caused by the fungus Puccinia melanocephala, poses an increasing threat to sugarcane industries worldwide. Recently, markers R12H16 and 9020-F4 were developed for a major resistance gene Bru1 that contributes to a significant proportion of brown rust resistance in multiple sugarcane industries. Marker-assisted screening of Louisiana sugarcane germplasm showed a low frequency (4.3%, fiv ...