Plant Dis 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.
Univeristy of Minnesota, Plant Pathology, 495 Borlaug Hall, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States, 55108;
Known by the indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes region of North America as Manoomin, wild rice () is a native aquatic grass that is honored and central to Anishinaabe culture. Cultivated wild rice, the domesticated form of this cereal bred primarily for resistance to shattering, is grown commercially in paddies. In this study we examined four isolates (CIX303, CIX306, Xt-8, and Xt-22) of , the causative agent of bacterial leaf streak (BLS) on cereals and weedy grasses, in molecular and host range studies to confirm the pathovar identity of strains associated with cultivated wild rice. Read More