Inheritance of a New Factor (Bt8) for Resistance to Common Bunt in Wheat1
- J. L. Waud and
- R. J. Metzger2
A previously unreported major dominant gene segregated for resistance to races T-1, T-15, T-16, and L-8 of common bunt (Tilletia caries and T. foetida) in a wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cross of ‘Yayla 305’, P.I. 178210 (resistant) × ‘Elgin’ (susceptible). The gene, designated Bt8, determines resistance to all races of common bunt known to be present in the Pacific Northwest states.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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