Acta Scientific Agriculture

Research ArticleVolume 2 Issue 7

Inheritance of Resistance to Stripe Rust (Puccinia Striiformis f.sp. Tritici) Race 198E154A+ In Wheat cv. Morvarid

Moozhan Serpoush1*, Manoochehr Khodarahmi2 and Farzad Afshari2

1Department of Plant Breeding, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2Seed and plant Improvement Institute, Agricultural research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Karaj, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Moozhan Serpoush, Department of Plant Breeding, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

Received: April 24, 2018; Published: June 07, 2018

Citation: Moozhan Serpoush., et al “Inheritance of Resistance to Stripe Rust (Puccinia Striiformis f.sp. Tritici)Race 198E154A+ In Wheat cv. Morvarid". Acta Scientific Agriculture 2.7 (2018).


  To study the heritability of resistance to stripe rust in bread wheat, F1, F2, BC1 and BC2 generations, derived from a cross between two wheat cultivars named Morvarid (resistant) and Bolani (susceptible) along with the parents, were evaluated under greenhouse condition, in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with three replications. The seedlings were inoculated using the race 198E154A+ urediniospores. Components of resistance including infection type and latent period on single plants of generations were recorded. The results of weighted ANOVA showed that there were significant differences (p < 0.01) between the generations for two traits. Results of the generations mean analysis showed that additive; dominance and epistasis (especially additive × dominance and dominance × dominance) gene actions have a significant role in control of the traits. Furthermore, high broad-sense heritability was observed for these traits. The narrow-sense heritability was in an average range for infection type and was low for latent period. The number of segregating genes was estimated 1 - 2 for infection type and 1 - 3 for latent period.

Keywords: Heritability; Yellow Rust; Resistance Components; Generations Mean Analysis; Wheat

Copyright: © 2018 Moozhan Serpoush., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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