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Dwarfing genes Rht-B1b and Rht-D1b are associated with Type I FHB susceptibility and low anther extrusion in two bread wheat populations
It has been well documented that dwarfing genes Rht-B1b and Rht-D1b are associated with Type I susceptibility to Fusarium head blight (FHB) in wheat; but the underlying mechanism has not been well delineated. Anther extrusion ...
Present status of wheat improvement in CIMMYT
Wheat ranks first among world food crops, measured either by planted area (225 million hectares) or by size of harvest (360 million tonnes). The center of origin for wheat was in the Mideast, near the meeting point of the ...
Results of the first and second International Screening Nurseries (ISN), 1967-1969
Data returned on the First ISN suggest the presence of several desirable disease resistant spring wheat lines. One table is presented in summary of the most outstanding First International Screening Nursery entries.
Achievements in fast-track variety testing, seed multiplication and scaling of rust resistant varieties: lessons from the wheat seed scaling project, Ethiopia
(EIAR; CIMMYT, 2020)
The traditional staple crop; wheat is threatened in Ethiopia by recurrent epidemics of rust diseases. Rust pathogen races have evolved quickly in the country, overcoming the genetic resistance of widely sown wheat varieties, ...