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Of the 36 unique clubroot pathotypes that have been found on the Prairies, 19 of them are able to overcome first-generation resistance, limiting plant growth and potential yield.

(Genetic) resistance is futile for new clubroot pathotypes

Over half of the unique clubroot pathotypes in Alberta able to overcome first-generation resistance

Reading Time: 4 minutes New clubroot pathotypes are emerging in canola fields across the Prairies — and clubroot-resistant varieties might not be enough to stop the spread. “The most worrisome part about this is the fact that a lot of these new pathotypes are able to overcome traditional first-generation resistance,” said Keisha Hollman, who led the study at the […] Read more