USING yellow spot samples from Australia, the USA and Canada, researchers have sequenced the genome (complete DNA set) of a new fungal isolate to help better understand yellow spot disease in wheat crops.
The fungus Pyrenophora tritici-repentis causes the disease, also known as tan spot.
Perth based, the researchers are from the Centre for Crop and Disease Management, a national research centre co-supported by Curtin University and the Grains Research and Development Corporation.
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