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 language||English (US)|
|U.S. patent number||8692053|
|State||Published - Apr 8 2014|