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A consensus map for Ug99 stem rust resistance loci in wheat

Author: Yu, Long-Xi
Author: Barbier, H.
Author: Rouse, M.N.
Author: Singh, S.
Author: Singh, R.P.
Author: Bhavani, S.
Author: Huerta-Espino, J.
Author: Sorrells, M.E.
Year: 2014
ISSN: 0040-5752
ISSN: 1432-2242
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10883/19757
Descriptors: Quantitative Trait Locus
Descriptors: Association Mapping
Descriptors: Stem Rust
Descriptors: Adult Plant Resistance
Descriptors: Stem Rust Resistance
Abstract: The global effort to identify new sources of resistance to wheat stem rust, caused by Pucciniagraminis f. sp. tritici race group Ug99 has resulted in numerous studies reporting both qualitative genes and quantitative trait loci. The purpose of our study was to assemble all available information on loci associated with stem rust resistance from 21 recent studies on Triticum aestivum L. (bread wheat) and Triticum turgidum subsp. durum desf. (durum wheat). The software LPmerge was used to construct a stem rust resistance loci consensus wheat map with 1,433 markers incorporating Single Nucleotide Polymorphism, Diversity Arrays Technology, Genotyping-by-Sequencing as well as Simple Sequence Repeat marker information. Most of the markers associated with stem rust resistance have been identified in more than one population. Several loci identified in these populations map to the same regions with known Sr genes including Sr2, SrND643, Sr25 and Sr57 (Lr34/Yr18/Pm38), while other significant markers were located in chromosome regions where no Sr genes have been previously reported. This consensus map provides a comprehensive source of information on 141 stem rust resistance loci conferring resistance to stem rust Ug99 as well as linked markers for use in marker-assisted selection.
Language: English
Publisher: Springer Verlag
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Place: Germany
Pages: 1561-1581
Journal issue: 7
Journal: Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Journal volume: 127
DOI: 10.1007/s00122-014-2326-7
Audicence: Researchers


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    Genetic Resources including germplasm collections, wild relatives, genotyping, genomics, and IP
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    Wheat - breeding, phytopathology, physiology, quality, biotech

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