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Dual recognition specificity of an MLA immune receptor in barley demonstrates that the deployment of mildew-resistant cultivars by plant breeders has unintentionally affected nonhost resistance to wheat stripe rust.

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Fig. 1: Mla8 confers resistance to isolates of the evolutionarily diverged cereal pathogens Pst and Bgh.

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Saur, I.M.L., Lawson, A.W. & Schulze-Lefert, P. Buy one, get two. Nat. Plants 8, 100–101 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-022-01097-y

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