VALIDATION OF BACTERIAL BLIGHT RESISTANCE GENES IN RICE

VALIDATION OF BACTERIAL BLIGHT RESISTANCE GENES IN RICE THROUGH MICROSATELLITE MARKERS Ramaling Hundekar-1, Jayalekshmy V. G.-2, Leenakumary S.-3 And Rajib Das-4 1,2,4-College of Agriculture Vellayani, Kerala and 3-Rice Research Station Moncompu Kerala [Corresponding author E-mail1: ramgpb.hundekar@gmail.com] Received: 07-03-2016 Accepted: 07-05-2016 Abstract:  The present study was undertaken to improve two red kernel rice varieties of Kerala Aiswarya and Prathyasa for BLB resistance. Improved samba mahsuri, Fbr-1-1, PR-114 used as a donors having resistance genes xa13 Xa21, Xa33 and Xa38. Before using the donor and Read More …