Transgeneration memory of stress in plants

@article{Molinier2006TransgenerationMO,
  title={Transgeneration memory of stress in plants},
  author={Jean Molinier and Gerhard Ries and Cyril Zipfel and Barbara Hohn},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={442},
  pages={1046-1049}
}
Owing to their sessile nature, plants are constantly exposed to a multitude of environmental stresses to which they react with a battery of responses. The result is plant tolerance to conditions such as excessive or inadequate light, water, salt and temperature, and resistance to pathogens. Not only is plant physiology known to change under abiotic or biotic stress, but changes in the genome have also been identified. However, it was not determined whether plants from successive generations of… 
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