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Coffee is one of the most valuable agricultural commodities and ranks second on international trade exchanges. The genus Coffea belongs to the Rubiaceae family which includes other important plants. The genus contains about 100 species but commercial production is based only on two species, Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora that represent about 70 % and(More)
Origanum vulgare L is commonly known as a wild marjoram and winter sweet which has been used in the traditional medicine due to its therapeutic effects as stimulant, anticancer, antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and many other diseases. A reliable gene transfer system via Agrobacterium rhizogenes and plant regeneration via hairy roots was(More)
As pragas e os patógenos (fungos, bactérias e vírus) são responsáveis por grandes perdas da agricultura, por cau-sarem injúrias e doenças, além de se alimentarem dos tecidos de plantas. As perdas na produção da agricultura mun-dial, devido ao ataque de pragas e doenças, chegam a 37%, sendo 13% dessa perda causada por insetos (Ga-tehouse et al., 1992). As(More)
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