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Title: A physiological and genetic mapping study of tolerance to root-knot nematode in rice
Author: Shrestha, Roshi
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
In an experiment investigating the influence of M. graminicola on rice yield, M. graminicola caused as significant yield reduction in Azucena but not in Bala indicating that this variety is tolerant. The influence of abiotic (nitrogen and water) and biotic (vesicular arbuscular mycorrhiza - VAM) factors on the nematode/rice interaction were also studied. Nitrogen stress affected Azucena plants but not Bala. Drought did not influence susceptibility of either variety but caused a significant reduction in root weight which was greater when nematodes were present in both rice varieties.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.493485  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Rice ; Root-knot nematodes ; Nematode diseases of plants
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