Virulence/resistance variation in the Northern Corn Leaf Blight pathosystem in Cotacachi and Saraguro, Ecuador

November 6th, 2012 | Ecuador

By: Mayra Cathme,  Mayra Llamatumbi and José B. Ochoa. Maize is an important food crop in the highlands valleys of Ecuador. Among other reasons farmers maintain maize diversity to reduce biotic stress losses (hypothesis). Northern leaf blight (NLB) ( Exserohilum turcicum(Pass.) Leonard & Suggs is an important disease. The avirulence/resistance gene for gene relationship has […]

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