Striga

Known as: Witchweed, Witchweeds 
A plant genus of the family Orobanchaceae that is parasitic on the roots of other plants. Members contain the flavones, APIGENIN and LUTEOLIN.
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2015
2015
Strigolactones are naturally occurring signaling molecules that affect plant development, fungi-plant interactions, and parasitic… (More)
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2010
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2010
Strigolactones (SLs) were originally isolated from plant root exudates as germination stimulants for root parasitic plants of the… (More)
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2008
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2008
The parasitic weed Striga causes devastating losses in cereal yields in sub-Saharan Africa. The parasite lifecycle is intimately… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Strigolactones released from plant roots induce hyphal branching of symbiotic arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi and germination… (More)
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2007
2007
Over the last several years, intermediates in the reduction of dioxygen have been attributed diverse functional roles ranging… (More)
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2006
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2006
The association of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi with plant roots is the oldest and ecologically most important symbiotic… (More)
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2006
2006
The germination stimulants for root parasitic plants Striga and Orobanche produced by sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi form mutualistic, symbiotic associations with the roots of more than 80% of land plants. The… (More)
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2005
2005
The germination stimulants for root parasitic plants Striga and Orobanche produced by cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) were… (More)
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2003
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2003
The parasitic weeds Orobanche and Striga spp. are a serious threat to agriculture in large parts of the world. The lifecycle of… (More)
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