CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 05
Working to improve black shank control in flue-cured tobacco
(1) University of Georgia, Tifton, GA, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
Black shank is a concern for farmers growing tobacco on land infested with Phytophthora nicotianae. The first superior Php gene variety (NC-71) was introduced in 1995. The Php gene confers complete resistance to the wild type of P. nicotianae (race...