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Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease Resistance

Series: Annual Plant Reviews Volume: 34
Edited By: Jane Parker
352 pages, 110 illus
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease Resistance
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In recent years, our understanding of the mechanisms involved in a plant's resistance to attack by disease, has seen major advances.

Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease Resistance includes contributions from many of the world's leading researchers in the area. Coverage includes the evolution of plant-virus interactions and plant resistance loci, the role of plant secondary metabolites, plant systemic resistance, oomycete genomics, intracellular immune receptors, transcriptional reprogramming, fungal biotrophy, chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions, bacterial Type III effectors and host perception of PAMPs.

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Draft Contents 1. A personal perspective of the last 25 years of Plant Pathology 2. Evolution of plant-virus interactions 3. Role of plant secondary metabolites at the host-pathogen interface 4. Plant systemic resistance 5. Oomycete genomics 6. Evolution of plant Resistance loci 7. Intracellular immune receptors 8. Transcriptional reprogramming in plant defence against pathogens 9. Establishment of fungal biotrophy 10. Chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions 11. Emerging roles of bacterial Type III effectors in pathogenesis 12. Host perception of PAMPs

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Dr Jane Parker is a Group Leader in the Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions at The Max-Planck Institute of Plant Breeding Research, Cologne and Associate Professor at The Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany.

Series: Annual Plant Reviews Volume: 34
Edited By: Jane Parker
352 pages, 110 illus
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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