Gene research aims to enhance disease resistance in barley

NEW research is set to evaluate the performance of a combination of genes resistant to four barley diseases.

Gene research aims to enhance disease resistance in barley Gene research aims to enhance disease resistance in barley Gene research aims to enhance disease resistance in barley Gene research aims to enhance disease resistance in barley Gene research aims to enhance disease resistance in barley

DPIRD technical officer Simon Rogers (left) and Murdoch University researcher Dr Sanjiv Gupta compare the performance of two barley lines with different disease resistance gene combinations at DPIRD South Perth glasshouse. Image courtesy DPIRD.

Past research by the Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has identified two resistance genes each for powdery mildew, spot type net blotch and barley

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