Cytology of Cork Layer Formation of Citrus and Limited Growth of Elsinoe fawcettii in Scab Lesions

Abstract

Ultrastructural aspects of host–parasite interactions were investigated in fruits and leaves of citrus (satsuma mandarin) infected with Elsinoe fawcettii. Fungal infection induced host tissues to form cork layers bordering the necrotic areas below the infected sites. The cork layers were composed of compact host cells with convoluted cell walls and… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:EJPP.0000015330.21280.4c

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