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Abstract

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of edible fungi.

Molecular mechanisms operative in Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation (ATMT), species of edible fungi transformed using A. tumefaciens, and factors affecting the efficiency of the transformation process, have been reviewed. Disadvantages associated with the use of ATMT in the context...

Authors
Sun YunQi; Zhang JinJing; Feng ZhiYong; Chen MingJie; Wang Hong; Chen Hui
Publisher
Editorial Department of Acta Edulis Fungi
Publication
Acta Edulis Fungi, 2014, 21, 1, pp 69-75
CAB ReviewFull Text

Improving the tolerance of Jatropha curcas L. plants to abiotic stresses.

Jatropha curcas has gained widespread attention as a new-age 'energy crop' because the biodiesel that can be produced from the oil of their fruits has properties comparable with those of fossil fuels. Abiotic stresses have become an integral part of crop production. Although J. curcas has been...

Date
April 2014
Subjects
ascorbic acid; cold stress; cold tolerance; composts; drought resistance; genetic engineering; genetic transformation; growth rate; heat stress; heat tolerance; heavy metals; metal tolerance; nitrogen fertilizers; phytotoxicity; plant growth regulators; plant physiology; rhizosphere bacteria; salinity; salt tolerance; sludges; soil amendments; stress; stress response; transgenic plants; water stress
Authors
Garcia-Almodovar, C.; Gimeno, V.; Nieves, M.; Diaz-Lopez, L.; Simon, I.; Garcia-Sanchez, F.
News Article

Genetic find might lead to cattle that are more resistant to TB

Scientists have identified genetic traits in cattle that might allow farmers to breed livestock with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis...

Date
February 2014
AbstractFull Text

Progress in mitochondrial genome diversity and phylogeny of Psocodea.

The superorder Psocodea has over 10 000 described species in two orders: Psocoptera (barklice and booklice) and Phthiraptera (chewing lice and sucking lice). Many psocodean insects are important stored-product pests, and some are important vectors for human and animal diseases. Recent studies...

Authors
Wei DanDan; Shao RenFu; Chen ShiChun; Wang JinJun
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica
Publication
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2014, 57, 4, pp 483-494

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