Tomato early blight (Alternaria solani): the pathogen, genetics, and breeding for resistance

@article{Chaerani2006TomatoEB,
  title={Tomato early blight (Alternaria solani): the pathogen, genetics, and breeding for resistance},
  author={Reni Chaerani and Roeland E. Voorrips},
  journal={Journal of General Plant Pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={72},
  pages={335-347}
}
Alternaria solani causes diseases on foliage (early blight), basal stems of seedlings (collar rot), stems of adult plants (stem lesions), and fruits (fruit rot) of tomato. Early blight is the most destructive of these diseases and hence receives considerable attention in breeding. For over 60 years, breeding for early blight resistance has been practiced, but the development of cultivars with high levels of resistance has been hampered by the lack of sources of strong resistance in the… 

Related wild species for breeding of tomato resistant to early blight disease (Alternaria solani)

  • Chaerani
  • Physics, Biology
    IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
  • 2020
TLDR
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