Silencing an essential gene involved in infestation and digestion in grain aphid through plant‐mediated RNA interference generates aphid‐resistant wheat plants

Yongwei Sun, Caroline Sparks, Huw Jones, Mandy Riley, Frédéric Francis, Wenming Du, Lanqin Xia

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)852-854
Number of pages3
JournalPlant Biotechnology Journal
Issue number5
Early online date24 Dec 2018
Publication statusPublished - 01 May 2019


  • grain aphid (Sitobion avenae F.)
  • RNA interference (RNAI)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum L)
  • RNA interference (RNAi)
  • Genes, Insect/genetics
  • Gene Silencing
  • Aphids/genetics
  • Triticum/genetics
  • Disease Resistance/genetics
  • Animals
  • RNA Interference
  • Digestion/genetics
  • Plant Diseases/genetics

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