Molecular genetic studies on infection mechanism in Colletotrichum lagenarium

This article is an abstract of the paper presented by a winner of the Young Scientist Award at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Phytopathological Society of Japan in Fukuoka Conidia of many plant pathogenic fungi germinate and form a specific infection structure called an appressorium for penetration into the host plants. It is generally thought that fungal… CONTINUE READING