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Record number 414614
Title Tomato gene may fend banana against formidable fungus
Author(s) Kema, Gert
Source Tomato gene may fend banana against formidable fungus, resource.wur.nl, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2010-04-08, A. Sikkema, https://resource.wur.nl/en/show/Tomato-gene-may-fend-banana-against-formidable-fungus.htm
Department(s) PRI BIOINT Moleculair Phytopathology
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2010
Abstract

Having shown in a PNAS article that the fungus Cladosporium fulvum, which causes leaf blight in tomato plants, is closely related to Mycosphaerella fijiensis, which causes a leaf spot disease in bananas, scientists from Wageningen University in the Netherlands speculate that the Cf resistance gene of the tomato could provide protection to the defenceless Cavendish banana (Source: http://www.wageningenuniversity.nl/uk/newsagenda/archive/news/2010/Tomato_gene_may_fend_banana_against_formidable_fungus.htm)

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