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Quantifying resistance and lifestyle assessments of Colletotrichum in lupin

Alkemade, Joris; Messmer, Monika M.; Finckh, Maria R.; Vögele, Ralf T. and Hohmann, Pierre (2018) Quantifying resistance and lifestyle assessments of Colletotrichum in lupin. Poster at: PSC symposium, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, 05-12-2018. [Completed]

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Summary

Currently Europe imports large amounts of unsustainably produced soy to meet the plant-based protein demand of the feed and food industry. The high protein content and low nutrient requirements of white lupins make them a sustainable local alternative. However, lupin cultivation is severely impaired by anthracnose disease, caused by the seed- and air-borne fungus Colletotrichum lupini. Low levels of seed infestation can already lead to complete yield loss. Understanding the pathogen’s lifestyle and identifying sources of resistance are therefore of major importance to make the re-introduction of white lupin a success. Resistance screening was performed under controlled conditions. Disease severity was scored visually and qPCR was performed on inoculated and freshly unfolding leaves. Lifestyle was monitored by performing qPCR on drop-inoculated leaves and plants grown from naturally-infected seeds.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Plant breeding, protein crops, plant protection, plant disease, , Liveseed, FiBL20064
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Plant breeding
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed
Deposited By: Alkemade, MSc Joris
ID Code:34346
Deposited On:20 Feb 2019 08:48
Last Modified:20 Feb 2019 08:50
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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