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Comparative Analysis of the Genomes of Two Field Isolates of the Rice Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae
The results indicate that gain or loss of unique genes, DNA duplication, gene family expansion, and frequent translocation of transposon-like elements are important factors in genome variation of the rice blast fungus. Expand
Fumigant activity of volatiles of Streptomyces globisporus JK-1 against Penicillium italicum on Citrus microcarpa
Volatiles from S. globisporus JK-1 have potential for control of blue mold of citrus species through fumigant action and weak inhibitory activity in vitro but no significant efficacy against P. italicum in planta. Expand
Baseline sensitivity and cross-resistance to demethylation-inhibiting fungicides in Ontario isolates of Sclerotinia homoeocarpa
Testing of isolates of Sclerotinia homoeocarpa from eight populations in southern Ontario for sensitivity to the demethylation-inhibiting (DMI) fungicides found wide variations in sensitivities, and seven of the eight populations were very sensitive to the fungicides. Expand
Microbial populations and suppression of dollar spot disease in creeping bentgrass with inorganic and organic amendments
Application of Ringer fertilizers, ammonium nitrate, and sulfur-coated urea gave rise to significantly higher microbial populations on turfgrass leaves and in thatch and soil than did most other fertilizers. Expand
Comparison of relative RT-PCR and northern blot analyses to measure expression of β-1,3-glucanase inNicotiana benthamiana infected withColltotrichum destructivum
A high correlation was observed between the relative quantification of β-1,3-glucanase gene expression as determined by northern blot and relative RT-PCR analyses, demonstrating the validity of relative RT -PCR with a plant EF-1α gene as a control. Expand
Effects of volatile substances of Streptomyces globisporus JK-1 on control of Botrytis cinerea on tomato fruit.
Volatile substances produced by Streptomyces globisporus JK-1 grown on autoclaved wheat seed inhibited Botrytis cinerea growth and development both on media and in inoculated tomato fruit and showed the potential for control of postharvest grey mold of tomato fruits through fumigant action. Expand
Comparison of induced resistance activated by benzothiadiazole, (2R,3R)-butanediol and an isoparaffin mixture against anthracnose of Nicotiana benthamiana
Results are consistent with the activation of salicylic-acid-dependent systemic acquired resistance (SAR) by BTH and that of jasmonate/ethylene-dependent induced systemic resistance (ISR), and show that (2R,3R)­butanediol and PC1 can affect gene expression similarly to plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria. Expand
Specific adaptation of Ustilaginoidea virens in occupying host florets revealed by comparative and functional genomics.
A draft genome sequence of U. virens is reported, showing that 18 candidate effectors can suppress plant hypersensitive responses and genes for secreted proteins and secondary metabolism and the pathogen-host interaction database genes are highly enriched in the transcriptome during early infection. Expand
Hemibiotrophic infection and identity of the fungus, Colletotrichum destructivum , causing anthracnose of tobacco
The causal agent of tobacco anthracnose was identified as Colletotrichum destructivum based on the morphology of the fungus and a comparison of the sequence of the rDNA ITS with those of otherExpand
Induced systemic resistance against three foliar diseases of Agrostis stolonifera by (2R,3R)-butanediol or an isoparaffin mixture
Results indicate that both (2R,3R)-butanediol and PC1 can produce ISR in A. stolonifera but may do so through different mechanisms. Expand