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Induction of systemic resistance by plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in crop plants against pests and diseases
Seed-treatment with PGPR causes cell wall structural modifications and biochemical/physiological changes leading to the synthesis of proteins and chemicals involved in plant defense mechanisms leading to systemic resistance against various pests and diseases. Expand
Induction of systemic resistance in rice against sheath blight disease by Pseudomonas fluorescens
Although a single application of a Pseudomonas strain resulted in ISR, the combined application through all of the four methods increased the durability of ISR in rice plants, and it is presumed that the induced chitinase, peroxidase and bacterial chit inase may be either directly or indirectly involved in the reduction of sheath blight disease development in rice. Expand
A new bio-formulation containing plant growth promoting rhizobacterial mixture for the management of sheath blight and enhanced grain yield in rice
Mixture of three PGPR strains reduced disease and promoted growth to a level equivalent to two strainmixtures and subsequent application to root, leaves or soil further reduced the disease and enhanced the plantgrowth. Expand
A Mini-Review on Smut Disease of Sugarcane Caused by Sporisorium scitamineum
Smut of sugarcane is caused by the fungus Ustilago scitmainea (Sydow, 1924). The first report of the disease incidence came from Natal, South Africa in 1877 as reported by Luthra et al., (1940) andExpand
Characterization and genetic diversity of sugarcane streak mosaic virus causing mosaic in sugarcane
The sequence comparison and phylogenetic studies revealed that the relatedness of SCSMV with the potyviral related genera was comparatively low to consider it as a member of earlier described potyViral genera, hence the genus “Susmovirus” (sugarcane streak mosaic virus) has been proposed, withSCSMV as the sole species to be included. Expand
Complete genome characterization of Sugarcane yellow leaf virus from India: Evidence for RNA recombination
The high incidence of SCYLV recombination suggests that recombination plays an important role inSCYLV evolution. Expand
Genetic diversity of Sugarcane bacilliform virus isolates infecting Saccharum spp. in India
The PASC and phylogenetic analyses evidenced that the symptoms associated with badnaviruses in sugarcane in India are caused by at least three new species, SCBBBV, SCBBOV, and SCBBRV, besides SCBIMV and SCBMV represented by SCBV-BT and SCbV-Iscam, respectively. Expand
Genetic variability and potential recombination events in the HC-Pro gene of sugarcane streak mosaic virus
Analysis of selection pressure indicated that the HC-Pro gene of SCSMV is under strongnegative selection, and it is likely that recombination, along with strong negative selection, enhances the speed of elimination of deleterious mutations in the HC -Pro gene. Expand
Induced systemic resistance by fluorescent pseudomonads against red rot disease of sugarcane caused by Colletotrichum falcatum
The efficacy of certain Pseudomonas strains against red rot pathogen, enhanced the yield of cane and sugar and this suggests that these bacterial strains may have a role to play in the management of red rot disease in sugarcane. Expand
Identification of three genotypes of sugarcane yellow leaf virus causing yellow leaf disease from India and their molecular characterization
Comparison of partial sequences encoding for ORFs 1 and 2 revealed that YLD in sugarcane in India is caused by at least three genotypes, viz., CUB, IND and BRA-PER, of which a majority of the samples were found infected with Cuban genotype (CUB) and lesser by IND and Bra-PER genotypes. Expand