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Cereal Research Communications

, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 649–660 | Cite as

Mapping QTL for Resistance against Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in Wheat

  • M. R. SimónEmail author
  • F. M. Ayala
  • M. V. Moreno
  • U. Lohwasser
  • A. Börner
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Pathology

Abstract

Tan spot, caused by the fungus Pyrenophora tritici-repentis (Died.) Drechs is an important foliar disease of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). From a set of phenotypically and molecularly characterized set of Argentinean isolates, two isolates H0019 and H0120 which do not correspond to known races of the pathogen were selected. Segregation for resistance among a set of recombinant inbred lines bred from the cross ‘W7984’ × cv. ‘Opata 85’ was used to identify the basis for resistance at the seedling stage, against those fungal isolates (H0019 and H0120), across three independent environments. On the basis of the mean performance across all three environments, a QTL against chlorosis located on the 6AS and linked to the RFLP locus Xksuh4c was significant for both isolates (with a LOD of 3.76 for isolate H0019 and 5.87 for H0120).

Keywords

tan spot resistance races QTL 

Abbreviations

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

RILS

recombinant inbreed lines

GS

growth stage

LOD

log likelihood ratio

Supplementary material

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Mapping QTL for Resistance against Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in Wheat

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Simón
    • 1
    Email author
  • F. M. Ayala
    • 1
    • 4
  • M. V. Moreno
    • 2
  • U. Lohwasser
    • 3
  • A. Börner
    • 3
  1. 1.Cerealicultura, Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias y ForestalesUniversidad Nacional de La PlataLa PlataArgentina
  2. 2.CONICETLaboratorio de Biología Funcional y Biotecnología (BIOLAB)-CEBB-CONICET, Cátedra de Microbiología Agrícola, Facultad de Agronomía de Azul, UNCPBAArgentina
  3. 3.Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK)GaterslebenGermany
  4. 4.Instituto de Agrobiotecnología de Rosario (INDEAR)RosarioArgentina

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