Chapter 6. The use of Host Plant Resistance in Disease Control

  1. Professor Dale Walters
  1. Dr Hugh Wallwork

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch6

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches

How to Cite

Wallwork, H. (2009) The use of Host Plant Resistance in Disease Control, in Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches (ed D. Walters), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312157.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Crop & Soil Systems Research Group, Scottish Agricultural College, King's Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK

Author Information

  1. South Australian Research and Development Institute, GPO Box 397, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169479

Online ISBN: 9781444312157

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Keywords:

  • using host plant resistance in disease control;
  • genetic manipsulation techniques;
  • pathogen virulence evolution;
  • genetic basis of host resistance in varieties and germplasm;
  • seedling and adult plant resistance;
  • major genes/minor genes/multigenic/polygenic resistance;
  • race-specific and race non-specific resistance;
  • landraces and wild relatives;
  • recombination occurring between chromosomes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and benefits of resistance

  • Types of resistance

  • Sources of resistance

  • Breeding methodology and selection strategies for inbreeding crops

  • Deployment of resistance

  • Conclusion

  • References