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Induction of Resistance in Mustard (Brassica juncea) against Alternaria Black Spot with an Avirulent Alternaria brassicae Isolate-D

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Resistance in susceptible mustard cv. PR-15 against the highly virulent A. brassicae isolate A (AbA) and moderately virulent isolate C (AbC) was induced using an avirulent Alternaria brassicae isolate D (AbD). The induction of resistance due to AbD against AbA or AbC resulted in significant reduction in disease severity. The A. alternata (Aa) failed to induce resistance against AbA and AbC, on the contrary it induced susceptibility against them.

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Vishwanath, Kolte, S., Singh, M. et al. Induction of Resistance in Mustard (Brassica juncea) against Alternaria Black Spot with an Avirulent Alternaria brassicae Isolate-D. European Journal of Plant Pathology 105, 217–220 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1008717323002

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