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Invasion of Rhynchosporium commune onto wild barley in the Middle East

Kiros-Meles, A.; Gomez, D.; McDonald, B.A.; Yahyaoui, Amor; Linde, Celeste


Rhynchosporium commune was recently introduced into the Middle East, presumably with the cultivated host barley (Hordeum vulgare). Middle Eastern populations of R. commune on cultivated barley and wild barley (H. spontaneum) were genetically undifferentiated and shared a high proportion of multilocus haplotypes. This suggests that there has been little selection for host specialization on H. spontaneum, a host population often used as a source of resistance genes introduced into its...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Invasions
DOI: 10.1007/s10530-010-9808-6


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