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By Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

ISBN-10: 0824706935

ISBN-13: 9780824706937

With contributions from greater than 30 the world over well known specialists, this publication combines insurance of thought with assurance of worldwide practices. Highlighting the daily demanding situations of natural crop administration for affordable real-world program, the e-book explores the organic keep watch over of illnesses in 12 significant vegetation. It specializes in using host plant resistance via transgenics and brought about systemic resistance as part of organic keep watch over. issues lined comprise the position of biocontrol brokers for signalling resistance, potent ecofriendly replacement to wrestle bacterial, fungal, and viral infestation, and transgenic plants in affliction administration.

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Plant Physiol 104:1109– 1112, 1994. 38. M Maurhofer, C Hase, P Meuwly, JP Metraux, G Defago. Induction of systemic resistance to tobacco necrosis virus by the root-colonizing Pseudomonas fluorescens strain CHAO: influence of the gacA gene on pyoverdine production. Phytopathology 84:139–146, 1994. 39. M Leeman, JA Van Pelt, FM Den Ouden, M Heinsbroek, PHAM Baker, B Schippers. Induction of systemic resistance against fusarium wilt of radish by lipopolysaccharides of Pseudomonas fluorescens. Phytopathology 85:1021–1027, 1995.

While the wild-type strain afforded 79 and 82% leaf and neck blast reductions, respectively, the mutants afforded a mere 24–40% and 3–25% suppression of leaf and neck Figure 2 Suppression of neck blast by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain Pf 7–14 (plants on the right) and lack of protection against neck blast in plants treated with its afaϪ mutant (plants on the left). blast (Table 4). Also, the wild-type and mutant strains of Pf 7–14 controlled ShB by 82 and 10%, respectively. It was also observed that the reductions in blast and sheath blight mediated by Pf 7–14 in the field was better than those achieved by treatment with a commercial fungicide tricyclazole [7].

Expression of chitinase and thaumatin-like protein gene in transgenic rice for sheath blight resistance. General meeting of the Int’l Program on Rice Biotechnol, Malacca, Sept. 15–17, 1997. N Baisak. Improvement of rainfed lowland indica rice through in vitro culture and genetic engineering. D. dissertation, Utkal University, India, 2000. W Lin, CS Anuratha, K Datta, I Potrykus, S Muthukrishnan, SK Datta. Genetic engineering of rice for resistance to sheath blight. Bio/Technology 13:686–691, 1995.

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