Banana Resistance Genes And Uses Thereof


The present invention relates to two banana resistant genes, RGA5 and RGA2, and methods of producing transgenic plants having resistance to fusarium by transforming the plants with RGA5 or RGA2 polynucleotide sequences. The invention also relates to plants transformed with the RGA5 or RGA2 polynucleotide sequences, and methods of breeding plants for fusarium resistance by crossing transformed plants expressing RGA5 or RGA2 polypeptides with fusarium susceptible plants.

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  • Publication: Oct 13, 2009
  • Application: Sep 23, 2004
    US US 57337204 A
  • Priority: Sep 23, 2004
    AU AU 2004/001300 W
  • Priority: Sep 25, 2003
    AU AU 2003/905222 A

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