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Retraction ARTICLE

Front. Plant Sci., 06 February 2019 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00125

Retraction: Development of Gene-Pyramid Lines of the Elite Restorer Line, RPHR-1005 Possessing Durable Bacterial Blight and Blast Resistance

A retraction of the Original Research Article
Development of Gene-Pyramid Lines of the Elite Restorer Line, RPHR-1005 Possessing Durable Bacterial Blight and Blast Resistance

by Abhilash Kumar, V., Balachiranjeevi, C. H., Bhaskar Naik, S., Rambabu, R., Rekha, G., Harika, G., et al. (2016). Front. Plant Sci. 7:1195. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01195

Following publication, the publisher was alerted to potential image manipulation and duplication in this paper. An investigation was initiated, in accordance with our established procedures, which revealed image duplication in Figure 4 of the article. The publisher requested the original images from the authors, and an examination of those images revealed computer manipulation. Given extant concerns over the validity of the study, the article has been retracted.

The retraction of the article was approved by the Field and Specialty Chief Editors of Frontiers in Plant Science.

Citation: Frontiers Editorial Office (2019) Retraction: Development of Gene-Pyramid Lines of the Elite Restorer Line, RPHR-1005 Possessing Durable Bacterial Blight and Blast Resistance. Front. Plant Sci. 10:125. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00125

Received: 24 January 2019; Accepted: 24 January 2019;
Published: 06 February 2019.

Approved by:

Joshua L. Heazlewood, The University of Melbourne, Australia

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