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    Author(s): V. Jorge; A. Dowkiw; R. El-Malki; V. Segura; V. Guerin; P. Poursat; P. Faivre-Rampant; A. Rae; G. Taylor; C. Bastien
    Date: 2018
    Source: In: Schoettle, Anna W.; Sniezko, Richard A.; Kliejunas, John T., eds. Proceedings of the IUFRO joint conference: Genetics of five-needle pines, rusts of forest trees, and Strobusphere; 2014 June 15-20; Fort Collins, CO. Proc. RMRS-P-76. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 172.
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Poplar (Populus spp.) leaf rusts caused by Melampsora species are considered among the most crucial sanitary problems threatening poplar stands worldwide. Several major resistance factors specific to poplar rusts have been identified, each of them discovered by using a single Melampsora species. Most of them are inherited from Populus species that did not co-evolve with the pathogen. The origin and function of such “exapted” resistance are thus called into question.

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    Jorge, V.; Dowkiw, A.; El-Malki, R.; Segura, V.; Guerin, V.; Poursat, P.; Faivre-Rampant, P.; Rae, A.; Taylor, G.; Bastien, C. 2018. Genetic architecture of quantitative Melampsora larici-populina leaf rust resistance in poplars (Populus spp.). In: Schoettle, Anna W.; Sniezko, Richard A.; Kliejunas, John T., eds. Proceedings of the IUFRO joint conference: Genetics of five-needle pines, rusts of forest trees, and Strobusphere; 2014 June 15-20; Fort Collins, CO. Proc. RMRS-P-76. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 172.

    Keywords

    genetic variation, genetic conservation, restoration, Pinus, Populus, rust fungi, disease resistance, climate change, Cronartium ribicola

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