CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 37
Breeding of multi-disease resistant Burley variety with intensified bacterial wilt resistance
Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
Bacterial wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, is the most severe soil-borne disease in Burley tobacco cultivation areas in Japan. Development of Burley varieties with resistance to bacterial wilt began in the 1980s using Japanese domestic...