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Phytophthora cinnamomi and Australia’s biodiversity : impacts, predictions and progress towards control
The mechanisms by which some plants are able to survive infection are discovered, including the activation of defence-related genes and signalling pathways, the reinforcement of cell walls and accumulation of toxic metabolites, which may provide avenues for protection against disease in otherwise susceptible species. Expand
Spatial prediction of rufous bristlebird habitat in a coastal heathland: a GIS-based approach
1. To develop a conservation management plan for a species, knowledge of its distribution and spatial arrangement of preferred habitat is essential. This is a difficult task, especially when theExpand
Abscisic acid influences the susceptibility of Arabidopsis thaliana to Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato and Peronospora parasitica.
It is demonstrated that the concentration of endogenous ABA at the time of pathogen challenge is important for the development of susceptibility in Arabidopsis. Expand
Suppression by ABA of salicylic acid and lignin accumulation and the expression of multiple genes, in Arabidopsis infected with Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato
Genome-wide gene expression analysis using microarrays showed that treatment with ABA suppressed the expression of many defence-related genes, including those important for phenylpropanoid biosynthesis and those encoding resistance-related proteins, indicating that tomato is regulated by ABA. Expand
MEDIATOR25 Acts as an Integrative Hub for the Regulation of Jasmonate-Responsive Gene Expression in Arabidopsis1[C][W]
It is shown that MED25 physically interacts with several key transcriptional regulators of the JA signaling pathway, including the APETALA2 (AP2)/ETHYLENE RESPONSE FACTOR (ERF) transcription factors OCTADECANOID-RESPONSIVE ARABIDOPSIS AP2/ERF59 and ERF1 as well as the master regulator MYC2. Expand
Analysis of global host gene expression during the primary phase of the Arabidopsis thaliana-Plasmodiophora brassicae interaction.
Investigation of changes in host gene expression during the primary stages of the interaction between the susceptible plant Arabidopsis thaliana and biotrophic pathogen indicated that addition of salicylic acid can suppress clubroot disease in A.Thaliana plants. Expand
A comparison of changes in phenylalanine ammonia-lyase activity, lignin and phenolic synthesis in the roots of Eucalyptus calophylla (field resistant) and E. marginata (susceptible) when infected
Treatment of roots of E. calophylla with the PAL inhibitor, aminooxyacetate, altered the resistance response through changes in the concentration of lignin and phenolics and produced what phenotypically resembled susceptibility. Expand
Modelling habitat suitability of the swamp antechinus (Antechinus minimus maritimus) in the coastal heathlands of southern Victoria, Australia
Abstract In recent years, predictive habitat distribution models, derived by combining multivariate statistical analyses with Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, have been recognised forExpand
The Top 10 oomycete pathogens in molecular plant pathology.
A survey to query the community for their ranking of plant-pathogenic oomycete species based on scientific and economic importance received 263 votes from 62 scientists in 15 countries for a total of 33 species and the Top 10 species are provided. Expand