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The use of GFP-transformed isolates to study infection of banana with Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense race 4
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc) is the causal pathogen of Fusarium wilt of banana. To understand infection of banana roots by Foc race 4, we developed a green fluorescent protein (GFP)-taggedExpand
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Vitrification–cryopreservation, an efficient method for eliminating Candidatus Liberobacter asiaticus, the citrus Huanglongbing pathogen, from in vitro adult shoot tips
Huanglongbing disease (HLB), caused by Candidatus Liberobacter asiaticus, constitutes a most serious problem for the Chinese citrus industry. In this work, the use of vitrification-cryopreservationExpand
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Contamination of Bananas with Beauvericin and Fusaric Acid Produced by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense
Background Fusarium wilt, caused by the fungal pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc), is one of the most destructive diseases of banana. Toxins produced by Foc have been proposed to playExpand
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Recent occurrence of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense tropical race 4 in Asia.
Fusarium wilt, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc), is an important disease of banana in almost all banana-producing countries of the world. The recent occurrence of a highly virulentExpand
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Analysis of resistant starch degradation in postharvest ripening of two banana cultivars: Focus on starch structure and amylases
Abstract Bananas are well known as good sources of dietary energy, with high levels of sugar and starch. To further analyze the starch-degradation mechanism in bananas, two species, Cavendish andExpand
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Identification of miRNAs involved in fruit ripening in Cavendish bananas by deep sequencing
BackgroundMicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a family of non-coding small RNAs that play an important regulatory role in various biological processes. Previous studies have reported that miRNAs are closelyExpand
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Systemic acquired resistance in Cavendish banana induced by infection with an incompatible strain of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense.
Fusarium wilt of banana is caused by the soil-borne fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc). The fact that there are no economically viable biological, chemical, or cultural measures ofExpand
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The advancement of research on litchi and longan germplasm resources in China
Litchi and longan are famous southern subtropical fruits in China. Besides closely related to each other taxonomically, litchi and longan share many similarities in origin, cultivation history andExpand
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Molecular Strategies for Addressing Gene Flow Problems and Their Potential Applications in Abiotic Stress Tolerant Transgenic Plants
Transgenic plant technology provides a powerful tool to improve abiotic stress tolerance of crop plants. However, introgression of stress tolerance genes into weedy relatives may increase theExpand
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A comparison of aroma components of pineapple fruits ripened in different seasons
Shenwan cultivar of pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merr.) is an important tropical fruit of Guangdong China which is excellent in quality with strong fragrance. The aim of this study was to compare theExpand
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