Endophytic infection alleviates biotic stress in sunflower through regulation of defence hormones, antioxidants and functional amino acids

@article{Waqas2014EndophyticIA,
  title={Endophytic infection alleviates biotic stress in sunflower through regulation of defence hormones, antioxidants and functional amino acids},
  author={Muhammad Waqas and Abdul Latif Khan and Muhammad Sibtain Hamayun and Raheem Shahzad and Yoon-ha Kim and Kyung-Sook Choi and In-Jung Lee},
  journal={European Journal of Plant Pathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={141},
  pages={803-824}
}
Eco-friendly strategies pertinent to disease resistance in crops are desired for sustainable agriculture as they minimize chemical input into the agriculture industry. Fungal endophytes with phytohormones secreting capacity are well known for their plant growth promotion but have never been reported previously for their favourable role in plant resistance… CONTINUE READING