Genomics accelerated isolation of a new stem rust avirulence gene-wheat resistance gene pair.

@article{Upadhyaya2021GenomicsAI,
  title={Genomics accelerated isolation of a new stem rust avirulence gene-wheat resistance gene pair.},
  author={Narayana M. Upadhyaya and Rohit Mago and Vinay Panwar and Tim Hewitt and Ming Luo and Jian Chen and Jana Sperschneider and Hoa Nguyen-Phuc and Aihua Wang and Diana Ortiz and Luch Hac and Dhara R Bhatt and Feng Li and Jianping Zhang and Michael Ayliffe and Melania Figueroa and Kostya Kanyuka and Jeffrey G. Ellis and Peter N. Dodds},
  journal={Nature plants},
  year={2021}
}
Stem rust caused by the fungus Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici (Pgt) is a devastating disease of the global staple crop wheat. Although this disease was largely controlled in the latter half of the twentieth century, new virulent strains of Pgt, such as Ug99, have recently evolved1,2. These strains have caused notable losses worldwide and their continued spread threatens global wheat production. Breeding for disease resistance provides the most cost-effective control of wheat rust diseases3. A… 
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