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Handbook of Phytoalexin Metabolism and Action

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 37

Edited By: M Daniel and R P Purkayastha

624 pages, Illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #57988 | ISBN: 0824792696
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NHBS Price: £178.00 $227/€212 approx

About this book

Provides the latest information on nearly all of the phytoalexins of crop plants studies worldwide over the past 50 years - describing experimental approaches to the research of specific plants and offering detailed explanations on methods of isolation and characterization.


Contents

Progress in Phytoalexin Research During the Past 50 Years; Phytoalexins and Host Specificity in Plant Diseases; Elicitor and Molecular Basis of Phytoalexin Elicitation; Soybean Phytoalexins, Nature, Elicitation, Mode of Action, and Role; Cellular Biochemistry of Phenylpropanoid Responses of Soybean to Infection by Phytophthora sojae; Culture Darkening Cell Aggregate Size, and Phytoalexin Accumulation in Soybean Cell Suspensions Challenged with Biotic Agents; Phytoalexins as a Factor in the Wilt Resistance of Cotton; Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum); Strategies of Defense Expression: Accumulation of Unique Asperiquillus flavus Control Substances; Sesquiterpenoid Phytoalexins Synthesized in Cotton Leaves and Cotyledons During the Hypersensitive Response to Xanthomomas campestris pv. malvacearum; Chemistry, Biology, and the Role of Groundnut Phytoalexins in Resistance to Fungal Attack; Phytoalexins from the Crucifers; Scoparone (6,7 Dimethoxycoumarin), a Citrus Phytoalexin Involved in Resistance to Pathogens; Stilbene Phytoalexins and Disease Resistance In Vitis; Mode of Toxic Action of Vitaceae Stilbenes on Fungal Cells; Inducible Compounds in Phaseolus, Vigna, and Dioscorea Species; lnvolvement of Phytoalexins in the Response of Phosphate-Treated Plants to Infection by Phytophthora Species; Phytoalexins In Forage Legumes: Studies on Detoxification by Pathogens and the Role of Glycosidic Precursors in Roots; Induction of Phytoalexin Synthesis in Medicago sativa (Lucerne)-Verticillium albo-atrum Interaction; Stereoselective Synthesis of Spirovetivane-Type Phytoalexins; Enzymatic Conversion of Furano-sesquiterpene in Ceratocystis fimbriata-Infected Sweet Potato Root Tissue; Defense Strategies of Tea (Camellia sinensis) Against Fungal Pathogens; Effects of Age-Related Resistance and Metalaxyl on Capsidiol Production in Pepper Plants Infected with Phytophthora capsici; Induced Chemical Resistance in Sesamum indicum Against Alternaria sesami; Phytoalexins and Other Postinfectional Compound of Some Economically Important Plants of India; Possible Role of Phytoalexin Inducer Chemicals in Plant Disease Control.

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