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Mahender Singh Saharan
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Published on Jan 1, 2017in Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 0.47
Apurba K. Chowdhury4
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Mahender Singh Saharan1
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The first recorded occurrence in Asia of wheat blast caused by Magnaporthe oryzae, pathotype Triticum (synonym Pyricularia oryzae) occurred in Bangladesh in March 2016. Crop losses of up to 90% have been reported, with latesown wheat suffering particularly badly. The emergence of this disease has raised concern in neighboring countries where wheat represents a significant crop, most notably in India and Nepal. The existence of effective genetic resistance is in doubt, so for the moment the sole ...