Is (individually) determined by single or very few genes in the plant – the specific resistance genes – and these are most usually only effective against a limited proportion of the pathogen population. Synonyms: vertical and qualitative resistance.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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