Resistance in wheat to Fusarium infection and trichothecene formation.

@article{Snijders2004ResistanceIW,
  title={Resistance in wheat to Fusarium infection and trichothecene formation.},
  author={Charles H. A. Snijders},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  year={2004},
  volume={153 1},
  pages={37-46}
}
The state of the art in Fusarium head blight resistance research is reviewed with reference to breeding for genetic resistance to Fusarium in wheat in practice. Fusarium graminearum and F. culmorum produce the trichothecene mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON). DON has phytotoxic properties and is an important aggressiveness factor in head blight. Head blight… CONTINUE READING