A new player in race-specific resistance

Year: 2018


Keller B and Krattinger SG (2018) A new player in race-specific resistance. Nature Plants 4: 197-198.


Race-specific resistance genes represent essential genetic sources in crop breeding. Map-based cloning of the wheat Stb6 gene against Zymoseptoria tritici identified a wall-associated receptor kinase-like protein as a novel player in race-specific disease resistance.