Phytophthora infestans

Known as: infestans, Phytophthora, potato late blight fungus, Phytophthora infestan 
A species of parasitic OOMYCETES in the family Peronosporaceae that is the causative agent of late blight of potato.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Phytophthora infestans, the cause of potato late blight, is infamous for having triggered the Irish Great Famine in the 1840s… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The RXLR cytoplasmic effector AVR3a of Phytophthora infestans confers avirulence on potato plants carrying the R3a gene. Two… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Three new major genes which control a hypersensitive reaction to certain races of Phytophthora infestans are recorded in potato… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Active oxygen species (AOS) are responsible for triggering defense responses in plants. Respiratory burst oxidase homologs (rboh… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Late blight, caused by the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora infestans, is the most devastating disease for potato cultivation. Here… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The interaction between Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary and Solanum was examined cytologically using a diverse set of wild… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Transformation of the diploid oomycete plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans with antisense, sense, and promoter-less constructs… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Phytophthora infestans, the agent of potato and tomato late blight disease, produces a 10-kD extracellular protein, INF1 elicitin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Most species of the genus Phytophthora produce 10-kDa extracellular protein elicitors, collectively termed elicitins. Elicitins… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Phytophthora infestans is the most important fungal pathogen in the cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum). Dominant, race… (More)
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