Exploiting Broad-Spectrum Disease Resistance in Crops: From Molecular Dissection to Breeding.

@article{Li2020ExploitingBD,
  title={Exploiting Broad-Spectrum Disease Resistance in Crops: From Molecular Dissection to Breeding.},
  author={Wei Li and Yiwen Deng and Yuese Ning and Zuhua He and Guo‐Liang Wang},
  journal={Annual review of plant biology},
  year={2020}
}
Plant diseases reduce crop yields and threaten global food security, making the selection of disease-resistant cultivars a major goal of crop breeding. Broad-spectrum resistance (BSR) is a desirable trait because it confers resistance against more than one pathogen species or against the majority of races or strains of the same pathogen. Many BSR genes have been cloned in plants and have been found to encode pattern recognition receptors, nucleotide-binding and leucine-rich repeat receptors… 

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