Tan Spot Disease of Wheat : race characterization

  title={Tan Spot Disease of Wheat : race characterization},
  author={Fl{\'a}vio Martins Santana and Paulo Pereira and Timothy L Friesen},
Tan spot, one of the most important diseases of wheat, is caused by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis, a necrotrophic fungus which survives in wheat straw. Methods of disease control include fungicide application, crop rotation, and the use of resistant cultivars; however, in Brazil there are no cultivars in the market with a good level of resistance. In North… CONTINUE READING