3. Breeding for Resistance to Maize Foliar Pathogens

  1. Jules Janick
  1. Richard C. Pratt1 and
  2. Stuart G. Gordon2

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470650349.ch3

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27

How to Cite

Pratt, R. C. and Gordon, S. G. (2005) Breeding for Resistance to Maize Foliar Pathogens, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470650349.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA

  1. Journal paper HCS 04-08. The authors wish to express their sincere appreciation to Pat Lipps, and two anonymous reviewers, who provided valuable assistance by critically reviewing the manuscript.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471732136

Online ISBN: 9780470650349

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Keywords:

  • breeding for resistance - to maize foliar pathogens;
  • diseases incited by fungal pathogens;
  • gray leaf spot - disease description, importance, range and history;
  • Northern corn leaf blight - disease description, importance, range and history;
  • quantitative trait loci and marker-assisted selection;
  • Southern corn leaf blight - disease description, importance, range and history;
  • common rust - disease description, importance, range and history;
  • sources of resistance;
  • diseases incited by viral pathogens;
  • diseases incited, by bacterial pathogens and Stewart's bacterial wilt

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diseases Incited by Fungal Pathogens

  • Diseases Incited by Viral Pathogens

  • Diseases Incited by Bacterial Pathogens

  • Summary

  • Literature Cited