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Jasmonate and ppHsystemin Regulate Key Malonylation Steps in the Biosynthesis of 17-Hydroxygeranyllinalool Diterpene Glycosides, an Abundant and Effective Direct Defense against Herbivores in
This study describes the biosynthetic dynamics of diterpene glycosides abundant in a wild tobacco and highlights glycosylation and malonylation as key biosynthetic steps producing the diversity ofExpand
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A robust, simple, high-throughput technique for time-resolved plant volatile analysis in field experiments.
Plant volatiles (PVs) mediate interactions between plants and arthropods, microbes and other plants, and are involved in responses to abiotic stress. PV emissions are therefore influenced by manyExpand
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The Layers of Plant Responses to Insect Herbivores.
Plants collectively produce hundreds of thousands of specialized metabolites that are not required for growth or development. Each species has a qualitatively unique profile, with variation amongExpand
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MAPK signaling: A key element in plant defense response to insects
Insects have long been the most abundant herbivores, and plants have evolved sophisticated mechanisms to defend against their attack. In particular, plants can perceive specific patterns of tissueExpand
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A Comparison of Two Nicotiana attenuata Accessions Reveals Large Differences in Signaling Induced by Oral Secretions of the Specialist Herbivore Manduca sexta1[W][OA]
Genetic variation within and among populations provides the raw material for evolution. Although many studies describe inter- and intraspecific variation of defensive metabolites, little is knownExpand
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Ecological Roles and Biological Activities of Specialized Metabolites from the Genus Nicotiana.
Species of Nicotiana grow naturally in different parts of the world and have long been used both medicinally and recreationally by human societies. More recently in our history, Nicotiana tabacum hasExpand
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Polymorphism in jasmonate signaling partially accounts for the variety of volatiles produced by Nicotiana attenuata plants in a native population.
Herbivore- and jasmonate-induced volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which mediate indirect defense, must provide reliable information for predators that frequently learn to associate their releaseExpand
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Herbivore‐induced volatile blends with both “fast” and “slow” components provide robust indirect defence in nature
Summary 1.Plants emit volatile blends specific to particular herbivore interactions, which predators and parasitoids learn to associate with prey, increasing herbivore mortality and thereby plantExpand
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Aphid (Myzus persicae) feeding on the parasitic plant dodder (Cuscuta australis) activates defense responses in both the parasite and soybean host.
Dodders (Cuscuta spp.) are shoot holoparasites, whose haustoria penetrate host tissues to enable fusion between the parasite and host vascular systems, allowing Cuscuta to extract water, nutrientsExpand
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Herbivory-induced volatiles function as defenses increasing fitness of the native plant Nicotiana attenuata in nature
From an herbivore's first bite, plants release herbivory-induced plant volatiles (HIPVs) which can attract enemies of herbivores. However, other animals and competing plants can intercept HIPVs forExpand
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