47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 30
Generation, evaluation, and use of tobacco lines nearly isogenic for QTLS affecting black shank resistance
(1) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA; (2) British American Tobacco, United Kingdom
The black shank disease, caused by Phytophthora nicotianae, is typically the most economically-important disease affecting tobacco production in the United States. Host plant resistance is the most effective and cost-efficient means of control if the ...