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Analysis of the pmsCEAB Gene Cluster Involved in Biosynthesis of Salicylic Acid and the Siderophore Pseudomonine in the Biocontrol Strain Pseudomonas fluorescensWCS374
Several lines of evidence indicate that SA and pseudomonine biosynthesis are related and it is determined by reverse transcriptase-mediated PCR that the pmsCEAB genes are cotranscribed and that expression is iron regulated.
Molecular Variability Within and Among Verticillium dahliae Vegetative Compatibility Groups Determined by Fluorescent Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism and Polymerase Chain Reaction Markers.
ABSTRACT A degree of genetic diversity may exist among Verticillium dahliae isolates within vegetative compatibility groups (VCGs) that bears phytopathological significance and is worth investigating
Simultaneous Detection of the Defoliating and Nondefoliating Verticillium dahliae Pathotypes in Infected Olive Plants by Duplex, Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction.
The improved procedure was effective in the rapid and unequivocal detection of the D and ND V. dahliae in both artificially inoculated, own-rooted olive plants and naturally infected adult olive trees of different cultivar, age, and growing conditions.
Interactions between plants and beneficial Pseudomonas spp.: exploiting bacterial traits for crop protection
The modes of action and traits of these beneficial Pseudomonas bacteria involved in disease suppression are reviewed and the complex regulation of biological control traits in relation to the functioning in the root environment is discussed.
Biological Control Agents Against Fusarium Wilt of Banana
Overall under field conditions, FWB has been controlled up to 79% by using Pseudomonas spp.
Verticillium wilt of olive: a case study to implement an integrated strategy to control a soil-borne pathogen
An integrated disease management strategy that fits modern sustainable agriculture criteria must be implemented, integrating biological, chemical, physical, and cultural approaches to effectively control Verticillium wilt of olive.
Overproduction of salicylic acid in plants by bacterial transgenes enhances pathogen resistance
Tobacco is transformed with two bacterial genes coding for enzymes that convert chorismate into SA by a two-step process and the CSA plants showed a resistance to viral and fungal infection resembling SAR in nontransgenic plants.
Vegetative compatibility of cotton-defoliating Verticillium dahliae in Israel and its pathogenicity to various crop plants
RAPD and specific PCR assays confirmed that the D isolates from Israel were similar to those originating from other countries, and the pattern of virulence of ND isolates differed from that of D and DL isolates, so that the former were highly virulent on eggplant but mildly virulence on cotton.
Phylogenetic analysis of Verticillium dahliae vegetative compatibility groups.
The dual approach represented by the independent and combined analyses of AFLP fingerprints and DNA sequences was a highly valuable method for the identification of phylogenetic relationships at the intraspecific level in V. dahliae.