Euphytica

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 199–203

New R genes in Solanum demissum lindl. And their complementary races of Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de bary

  • Jean F. Malcolmson
  • William Black
Article

Abstract

Three new major genes which control a hypersensitive reaction to certain races of Phytophthora infestans are recorded in potato seedlings bred from the wild species Solanum demissum. They are different from the six already established in that species and are designated R7, R8 and R9. Nine new races of P. infestans, each capable of overcoming the hypersensitivity induced by at least one of the new genes, have been distinguished, and all originated from race 1, 2, 3, 4.

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© H. Veenman en Zonen N.V 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean F. Malcolmson
    • 1
  • William Black
    • 1
  1. 1.Scottish Plant Breeding StationRoslin

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