Cereal Research Communications

, Volume 36, Supplement 6, pp 73–76 | Cite as

Contributions to make modern Romanian bread winter wheat more resistant to FHB

  • Mariana Ittu
  • Nicolae Saulescu
  • Gheorghe Ittu
  • Matilda Ciuca
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Session 1 Host Plant Resistance and Variety Development


Results of work to transfer FHB resistance from Sumai 3 to modern Romanian winter semi dwarf wheat and chances to obtain transgressive segregation for resistance are presented. Four F2 populations of Sumai 3 top-crossed to advanced winter lines, with various levels of FHB resistance were included in the study.


Fusarium head blight (FHB) artificial inoculation resistance top-cross populations QTLs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariana Ittu
    • 1
  • Nicolae Saulescu
    • 1
  • Gheorghe Ittu
    • 1
  • Matilda Ciuca
    • 2
  1. 1.Wheat Breeding DepartmentNational Agricultural Research-Development Institute FunduleaFunduleaRomania
  2. 2.Department of Molecular GeneticsNational Agricultural Research-Development Institute FunduleaFunduleaRomania

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