Boško Dedić

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Broomrape (Orobanche cumana) is one of the most important parasitic plants that can drastically reduce sunflower yield. Breeding for resistance is regarded as the most effective and environmentally friendly control measure. Due to the constant changes in broomrape race composition, i.e. the emergence of races F and higher, the majority of the existing(More)
Downy mildew is a fungal disease of sunflower that can lead to severe yield losses. The damage caused by the pathogen can be controlled by growing resistant sunflower varieties. Gene Pl arg was introgressed into cultivated sunflower from the wild species Helianthus argophyllus and provides resistance against all known downy mildew races. In this study, we(More)
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