Characterisation of sunflower root colonisation by Phoma macdonaldii


Phoma macdonaldii, the causal agent of black stem disease of sunflower (Helianthus annuus), also attacks roots and collars of the plants, resulting in early death. Totally resistant lines do not exist for infection of the aerial parts, but tolerant lines have been characterised. This paper presents a study on colonisation of a partially resistant and a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10658-008-9396-9

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