Soybean gene for resistance to alphis glycines

Curtis B Hill (Inventor), Glen Hartman (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


An Aphis glycines resistance Rag2 gene is provided herein, along with methods for identifying its presence using marker-assisted selection. A cultivar of G. max having resistance to Aphis glycines conferred by the Rag2 gene has been identified. The Rag2 gene, as well as the methods, aphid-resistant varieties, and markers disclosed herein may be used to breed new elite lines expressing soybean aphid resistance.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number8692053
StatePublished - Apr 8 2014


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