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New developments in pathogenicity and virulence of necrotrophs

Oliver, Richard Peter; Solomon, Peter


It was generally considered that necrotrophic plant pathogenic fungi possessed simplistic pathogenic mechanisms being typically reliant on 'blasting' their way through host tissue with a battery of lytic and degradative enzymes. However recent studies have suggested that this is not true and that necrotrophic fungal pathogens can subtly manipulate the host during infection in a manner similar to biotrophic pathogens. For example, it has been demonstrated that the wheat pathogens Stagonospora...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Opinion in Plant Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2010.05.003


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