Genetic Analysis of Two Components of Field Resistance, Lesion Size and Number, to Rice Blast in Rice Varieties, Nipponbare and Juma

  • M. S. Ali
  • D. Purba
  • M. Kawase
  • K. Okuno
  • S. Kiyosawa


Disease resistance was divided into true resistance and field resistance (Muller and Haigh, 1953). Field resistance has been used for resistance to potato late blight and rice blast diseases. In rust of wheat and barley, resistance has been divided into seedling resistance and adult-plant resistance which are similar to true and field resistance, respectively. Partial resistance and quantitative resistance also have been used for low levels of resistance.


Rice Variety Leaf Rust Partial Resistance Rice Blast Blast Resistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Ali
    • 1
  • D. Purba
    • 1
  • M. Kawase
    • 2
  • K. Okuno
    • 2
  • S. Kiyosawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Tsukuba International Agricultural Training CentreTsukuba 305Japan
  2. 2.National Institute of Agrobiological ResourcesTsukuba 305Japan

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