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Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions

Edited By: K Bouarab, N Brisson and F Daayf

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Sep 2009 | #179768 | ISBN-13: 9781845935740
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Plants have evolved both general and highly specialized defence mechanisms that function to prevent diseases caused by the majority of microbial pathogens they encounter. There have been major developments in the field of plant microbe interactions in recent years due to newly developed techniques and the availability of new genomic information.

Molecular-Plant Microbe Interactions explores these new discoveries, focusing primarily on the mechanisms controlling plant disease resistance, the cross-talk among the pathways involved and the strategies used by fungi and viruses to suppress these defences.


1. Plant RNA-silencing Immunity and Viral Counter-defence Strategies
2. Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase Cascades in Plant Defence responses
3. Molecular Mechanisms of the Radical Burst in Plant Immunity
4. Disease Resistance in Arabidopsis, Starring TGA2 and also Featuring NPR1
5. Disease Resistance Genes: Form and Function
6. Transcription Factor Families Involved in Plant Defence: From Discovery to Structure
7. Cross-talk Between Induced Plant Immune Systems
8. The Needle and the Damage Done: Type III Effectors and the Plant Immune Response
9. Virulence Determinants and the Global Regulation of Virulence in Xanthomonas Campestris
10. Suppression of Induced Plant Defence Responses by Fungal Pathogens
11. Sustainable Agriculture and the AMF Multigenomic Model: How Advances in AMF Genetics will Change Soil Management Practices
12. Microbial Traits Associated with Actinobacteria Interacting with Plants
13. Insight into Fusarium-cereal Pathogenesis

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