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    Author(s): Jun-Jun Liu; Arezoo Zamany; Richard Sniezko
    Date: 2012
    Source: In: Sniezko, Richard A.; Yanchuk, Alvin D.; Kliejunas, John T.; Palmieri, Katharine M.; Alexander, Janice M.; Frankel, Susan J., tech. coords. Proceedings of the fourth international workshop on the genetics of host-parasite interactions in forestry: Disease and insect resistance in forest trees. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-240. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. p. 176
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Description

    Western white pine (Pinus monticola Douglas ex D. Don) is an important forest species in North America. Forest genetics programs have been breeding for durable genetic resistance against white pine blister rust (WPBR) caused by Cronartium ribicola in the past few decades. As various genetic resistance resources are screened and available from breeding programs, we are interested in understanding the genetic mechanisms at the molecular level. This will facilitate a breeding strategy of pyramiding several resistance mechanisms in white pine elite stocks, which would make durable resistance possible for effective and long-term WPBR management.

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    Liu, Jun-Jun; Zamany, Arezoo; Sniezko, Richard. 2012. Molecular and genetic basis for partial resistance of western white pine against Cronartium ribicola. In: Sniezko, Richard A.; Yanchuk, Alvin D.; Kliejunas, John T.; Palmieri, Katharine M.; Alexander, Janice M.; Frankel, Susan J., tech. coords. Proceedings of the fourth international workshop on the genetics of host-parasite interactions in forestry: Disease and insect resistance in forest trees. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-240. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. p. 176.

    Keywords

    forest disease and insect resistance, evolutionary biology, climate change, durable resistance

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