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Role of hydrogen peroxide during the interaction between the hemibiotrophic fungal pathogen Septoria tritici and wheat.
Infection by necrotrophs or water into wheat during the biotrophic or the necrotrophic phase of S. tritici and the effect of infection on host physiology is studied to get an understanding of the survival strategy of the pathogen.
Effects of beta-1,3-glucan from Septoria tritici on structural defence responses in wheat.
Data indicate that resistance is dependent on a fast, initial recognition of the pathogen, probably due to beta-1,3-glucan in the fungal cell walls, and this results in the accumulation of beta-2,3, glucanase and structural defence responses, which may directly inhibit the Pathogen and protect the host against fungal enzymes and toxins.
Roles of reactive oxygen species in interactions between plants and pathogens
This review will assess the different roles of ROS in host–pathogen interactions with special emphasis on fungal and Oomycete pathogens.
Seed bio-priming with Pseudomonas fluorescens isolates enhances growth of pearl millet plants and induces resistance against downy mildew
Biopriming pearl millet seeds with Pseudomonas fluorescens isolates resulted in improved growth of the plants and also induction of resistance against downy mildew disease caused by the fungus
Effect of dehydration methods on retention of carotenoids, tocopherols, ascorbic acid and antioxidant activity in Moringa oleifera leaves and preparation of a RTE product
Fresh leaves of M. oleifera plants were analysed for nutritionally important phytoconstituents and feasible commercially used dehydration method were evaluated to preserve these in dehydrated leaves and suitable methods of drying that could be useful for processed food formulation were found.
Genetic diversity of commercially grown Moringa oleifera Lam. cultivars from India by RAPD, ISSR and cytochrome P450-based markers
A huge genetic diversity among the cultivars is revealed and this can be utilised for conservation and cultivar development in breeding programmes to produce high yielding, nutritionally superior cultivars.
Silicon induced resistance against powdery mildew of roses caused by Podosphaera pannosa
Si treatment reduced powdery mildew development by inducing host defence responses and can therefore be used as an effective eco-friendly disease control measure.
Silicon-Induced Changes in Antifungal Phenolic Acids, Flavonoids, and Key Phenylpropanoid Pathway Genes during the Interaction between Miniature Roses and the Biotrophic Pathogen Podosphaera
Evidence is provided that Si plays an active role in disease reduction in rose by inducing the production of antifungal phenolic metabolites as a response to powdery mildew infection.