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Albugo Brassicas

Brassica oleracea plants resistant to Albugo candida

This patent relates to Brassica oleracea plants resistant to Albugo candida .

Albugo candida is a widespread disease that causes serious problems in many Brassica growing areas. White rust most commonly occurs on: field mustard (Brassica campestris L .), leaf or Chinese mustard (B. juncea Zerj, & Coss.), black mustard (B. nigra (L.) Koch), broccoli (B. oleracea L. var. italica L.), cauliflower (B. oleracea L. var. botrytis L.), cabbage (B. oleracea L. var. capitata L.), Brussels sprouts (B. oleracea L. var. gemmifera DC), Chinese or celery cabbage (B. pekinensis (Lour) Rupr ), rutabaga (B. campestris L. var. napo Brassica (L) DC ), pakchoi (B. chinensis L.), turnip (B. rapa L.), radish (Raphanus sativus L.), and daikon (R. sativus L. var. longipinnatus Bailey).

This present invention addresses the need for resistance against Albugo candida by providing a Brassica oleracea plant, which is resistant to Albugo candida and thus protected from damage caused by this pathogen.

The resistance is stable, and can be transmitted to further generations and transferred to susceptible or less resistant B. oleracea cultivated plants, with the help of molecular markers.


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Access to trait know-how and molecular markers to increase the efficiency with which the trait can be introduced into the market will be negotiated as a lump-sum fee or an additional royalty rate.

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