Progress in Mapping and Cloning Qualitative and Quantitative Resistance Against Phytophthora infestans in Potato and Its Wild Relatives


Cultivated potato is susceptible to many pests and pathogens, none of which is more of a threat to potato agriculture than the late blight disease, caused by the oomycete Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary. To date all efforts to thwart this most adaptive of pathogens have failed, and early attempts to deploy ‘R genes’ introgressed from the wild Mexican… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11540-009-9129-2


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