Researchers discover key barley disease resistance genes

THE recent discovery of six barley genes that carry resistance to disease brings promise of another weapon to deliver improved varieties to Australian growers.

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The discovery is the result of 10 years of pre-breeding research carried out by Agriculture Victoria's cereal pathology team at Horsham, Victoria.