Overexpression of OsPGIP2 confers Sclerotinia sclerotiorum resistance in Brassica napus through increased activation of defense mechanisms.

Abstract

Sclerotinia stem rot (SSR), caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, is the most serious disease affecting the yield of the agriculturally and economically important crop, Brassica napus L. (rapeseed). In this study, Oryza sativa polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein 2 (OsPGIP2) effectively enhanced rapeseed immunity against S. sclerotiorum infection. Leaf… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/ery138

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