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Resistance of Iranian landrace wheat to the cereal cyst nematode, Heterodera filipjevi


The cereal cyst nematode (CCN), Heterodera filipjevi,has a global distribution and can reduce wheat yields by up to 32 %. Plant genetic resistance can effectively manage H. filipjevi populations, so 31 Iranian wheat landrace accessions were screened for H. filipjevi resistance under greenhouse conditions. PI628144 (syn. AUS28321) was resistant and five other accessions moderately resistant to H. filipjevi and may provide novel CCN-resistance for plant breeders to exploit.

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Yavuzaslanoglu, E., Elekcioglu, I.H., Nicol, J.M. et al. Resistance of Iranian landrace wheat to the cereal cyst nematode, Heterodera filipjevi . Australasian Plant Pathol. 45, 411–414 (2016).

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  • Plant breeding
  • Cereal cyst nematode
  • Heterodera filipjevi
  • Landrace
  • Resistance
  • Wheat