On-farm evaluation of QTLs: the case of partial resistance to Puccinia hordei Otth in south east Ethiopia
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Fekadu Fufa, Bekele Hundie. (27/9/2011). On-farm evaluation of QTLs: the case of partial resistance to Puccinia hordei Otth in south east Ethiopia, in "Barley research and development in Ethiopia". Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
This paper summarizes the performance of some QTLs for partial resistance to barley leaf rust under natural epidemic development in the south eastern highlands of Ethiopia. The paper also reviews types of resistance against the pathogen, their mechanisms, durability and the polygenic nature of partial resistance.