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In the present study, the impact of potassium phosphite (KPhi) was investigated at molecular and biochemical levels in response to Pseudoperonospora cubensis infection in cucumber plants. Real-time PCR was employed to explore the differential expression of defense genes against P. cubensis. The...

Author(s)
Ramezani, M.; Rahmani, F.; Dehestani, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Scientia Horticulturae, 2017, 225, pp 366-372
Abstract

Two closely related pathogens of Phytophthora are responsible for stem gummosis and root rot diseases in Citrus worldwide. In this study, a neglected local mandarin called Guanggan (Citrus reticulata) was identified to be strongly resistant to one of the pathogens, P. nicotianae. No visible symptom ...

Author(s)
Yan HuaXue; Zhong Yun; Jiang Bo; Zhou BiRong; Wu Bo; Zhong GuangYan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Scientia Horticulturae, 2017, 225, pp 141-149
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The effect of ultraviolet C (UV-C) treatment on controlling gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea in strawberry fruit and the possible mechanisms were investigated. The results showed that UV-C treatment significantly reduced lesion diameter and enhanced activities of chitinase (CHI), β-1,...

Author(s)
Jin Peng; Wang HuanYu; Zhang Yu; Huang YuPing; Wang Li; Zheng YongHua
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Scientia Horticulturae, 2017, 225, pp 106-111
Abstract

Jatropha curcas L. (jatropha) is a perennial undomesticated plant with a high untapped potential for sustainable production of food, biofuels and biomass-based products. The identification of resistance sources in the germplasm is important to develop improved varieties. In order to characterize...

Author(s)
Hernández-Cubero, L. C.; Ampofo, P.; Montes, J. M.; Voegele, R. T.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
European Journal of Plant Pathology, 2017, 149, 2, pp 325-336
Abstract

A backcross programme was conducted to transfer 13 of the Lr genes present in the leaf rust differentials being currently used in India viz., Lr1, Lr2a, Lr2c, Lr3a, Lr9, Lr10, Lr13, Lr15, Lr17a, Lr18, Lr19, Lr20 and Lr26 in the background of wheat variety NP 4 having desired agronomic traits....

Author(s)
Kamini Kaushal; Bhardwaj, S. C.; Mishra, A. N.; Upadhyaya, Y. M.; Prakasha, T. L.; Subodh Kumar; Prasad, S. V. S.; Pandey, H. N.
Publisher
Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 2017, 77, 3, pp 426-427
Abstract

A total of 218 wild rice accessions including O. rufipogon and O. nivara were evaluated under artificial inoculation for resistance to sheath blight disease for two years under field conditions. The germplasm identified as resistant to sheath blight were further evaluated through artificial...

Author(s)
Bashyal, B. M.; Kirti Rawat; Dhiraj Singh; Krishnan, S. G.; Singh, A. K.; Singh, N. K.; Rashmi Aggarwal
Publisher
Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 2017, 77, 3, pp 341-347
Abstract

The objective of this study is to clone tomato resistance-related gene SlHin1, to analyze its bioinformatics characters, tissue expression and subcellular localization, evaluate its anti-role in the process of the infection and movement of Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV), and to provide a theoretical...

Author(s)
Peng HaoRan; Pan Qi; Wei ZhouLing; Pu YunDan; Zhang YongZhi; Wu GenTu; Qing Ling; Sun XianChao
Publisher
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2017, 50, 7, pp 1242-1251
Abstract

Potato, the third most important food crop, plays a key role in global and China's food security. Improvement of varieties is a base for sustainable development of potato industry. Potatoes frequently suffer from diverse biotic and abiotic stress, so it is urgent to breed new varieties with better ...

Author(s)
Xu JianFei; Jin LiPing
Publisher
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2017, 50, 6, pp 990-1015
Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study is to obtain the alpha-momorcharin (α-MC) and pokeweed antiviral protein (PAP) by cloning, observe the cellular localization of which in Nicotiana benthamiana by heterologous expression, and to evaluate the effects of α-MC on inhibiting Tobacco mosaic virus...

Author(s)
Wei ZhouLing; Peng HaoRan; Pan Qi; Zhang YongZhi; Pu YunDan; Wu GenTu; Qing Ling; Sun XianChao
Publisher
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2017, 50, 5, pp 840-848
Abstract

'Liantong', a new strawberry cultivar, was mutagenesised and selected with tissue culture technique from 'Tongzi 1', under the pressure of the mixture consisted of toxin of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. fragariae and 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, an autotoxin. The long and conical fruits are orange-red or red ...

Author(s)
Qi YongZhi; Su Yuan; Jia Wei; Wang Ning; Liu XueJing; Ma YanHui; Zhen WenChao
Publisher
Acta Horticulturae Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Horticulturae Sinica, 2017, 44, 6, pp 1217-1218

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