Biotic Stress in Barley: Disease Problems and Solutions

Timothy C. Paulitz, Brian J. Steffenson

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16 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBarley
Subtitle of host publicationProduction, Improvement, and Uses
Number of pages48
ISBN (Print)9780813801230
StatePublished - Apr 20 2011


  • Application of fungicides - controlling spot blotch
  • Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) - cultivated over a wide geographic range
  • Barley yellow dwarf, virus disease of barley - and other small grain cereal crops worldwide
  • Biotic stress in barley - disease problems and solutions
  • Foliage diseases of barley, Fusarium head blight (FHB) - or scab, devastating and insidious disease of barley
  • Powdery mildew, caused by ascomycetous fungus Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei
  • Ramularia leaf spot (RLS) - disease of barley, in central and northern Europe since 1980s
  • Root and foliar pathogens function - as necrotrophs, killing tissue in advance of growing hyphae
  • Stem rust, one of the most serious diseases - of small grain cereals
  • Stripe rust or yellow rust - disease, plaguing barley in southern Asia, eastern Africa, Western Europe, and Middle East

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