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Type: Thesis
Title: Studies on the epidemiology of blackleg (Leptosphaeria maculans) and mechanisms of resistance in canola / Mark R. Sosnowski.
Author: Sosnowski, Mark Roman
Issue Date: 2002
School/Discipline: Dept. of Applied and Molecular Ecology
Abstract: Describes research which examined three aspects of the blackleg disease of canola (Brassica napus) which is caused by the fungus Leptosphaeria maculans and which has the potential to reduce crop yield by 80%. The study examined mechanisms of resistance in Australian canola cultivars, the epidemiology of the disease, and a previously developed DNA-based method of detection of L. maculans was validated for quantifying DNA in stubble and soil samples.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Applied and Molecular Ecology, 2003
Description: Bibliography: leaves 221-237.
vii, 237 leaves : ill., charts (some col.), plates (mostly col.) ; 30 cm.
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