Aphis glycines resistance (RAG) genes are provided by this invention, along with methods for identifying their presence using marker-assisted selection. Varieties of G. max and G. soja having resistance to A. glycines have been identified. The RAG genes, as well as the methods, aphid-resistant varieties, and markers disclosed herein may be used to breed new elite lines expressing soybean aphid resistance.
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|Published - Mar 25 2014