Overview. Concepts and terminology in plant-microbe interactions. Factors in pathogenesis. Microbial enzyne regulation and its importance for pathogenicity. Genetics of host-parasite systems: a prospectus for molecular biology. Approaches and tools for research. Diagnostic approaches for the rapid and specific detection of plant viruses and viroids. Theory and practice of genetic engineering. Development of plant vectors. Mutant selection. Molecular biology of recognition. Concepts and experimental approaches in host-microbe recognition. Adsorption of bacteria to plant surfaces. Plant response to the environment. Genetics of rhizobium nodulation. Systemic responses to wounding. Genetic and molecular aspects of resitance induced by infections or chemicals. Plant tumorigenesis. Biological control. Epiphytic microbes as biological control agents. Hypovirulence. A model to explain the qCross protectionq phenomenson shown by plant viruses and viroids.Thus, there are only three nucleotides different out of a total of 359 between two strains of PSTV which give mild and ... In the case of CEV, our 371 residue reference strain (CEV-A) (Visvader et al., 1982) differs in only two residues from a anbsp;...
|Author||:||Tsune Kosuge, Eugene W. Nester|