Denise Pereira Torres

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The mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus has nutritional and medicinal characteristics that depend on the growth substrate. In nature, this fungus grows on dead wood, but it can be artificially cultivated on agricultural wastes (coffee husks, eucalyptus sawdust, corncobs and sugar cane bagasse). The degradation of agricultural wastes involves some enzyme complexes(More)
Plant RBOH (RESPIRATORY BURST OXIDASE HOMOLOGS)-type NADPH oxidases produce superoxide radical anions and have a function in developmental processes and in response to environmental challenges. Barley RBOHF2 has diverse reported functions in interaction with the biotrophic powdery mildew fungus Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei. Here, we analyzed, in detail,(More)
Curvularia leaf spot, caused by Curvularia gladioli, is an important disease of gladiolus. Inoculated leaf samples of the Gladiolus grandiflorus ‘T-704’ and ‘Veronica’ varieties were obtained 1 to 192 h after inoculation (hai). There was no difference in the percentage of conidial germination and appressorium formation on the leaves of both varieties.(More)
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