Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions

Author: Kamal Bouarab
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9781845935757
Release Date: 2009-10-12
Genre: Science

This book, divided into 13 chapters, explores recent discoveries in the area of molecular plant-microbe interactions. It focuses mainly on the mechanisms controlling plant disease resistance and the cross talk among the signalling pathways involved, and the strategies used by fungi and viruses to suppress these defences. Two chapters deal with the role of symbionts (such as the symbiotic actinobacteria and vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi) during their interactions with plants.

Advances in Molecular Genetics of Plant Microbe Interactions Vol 2

Author: E.W. Nester
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 079232045X
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Science

This volume presents the latest research findings in molecular plant-microbe interactions, based on presentations of leading international scientists at the Sixth International Symposium on this subject. From these presentations it is clear that the field has made enormous advances in the past several years. In addition to the text on plant-microbe interactions, a number of experts in fields peripherally related to the main subject of the symposium also participated, and these individuals have also contributed to the present volume. This published material is very up-to-date, representing the cutting edge of current research. For anyone interested in learning of the latest advanced in this rapidly moving field, this volume is required reading.

Advances in Molecular Genetics of Plant Microbe Interactions

Author: H. Hennecke
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401579346
Release Date: 2013-06-29
Genre: Science

Research on the interaction between plants and microbes has attracted considerable attention in recent years. The use of modem genetic techniques has now made possible a detailed analysis both of plant and of microbial genes involved in phytopathogenic and beneficial interactions. At the biochemical level, signal molecules and their receptors, either of plant or of microbial origins, have been detected which act in signal transduction pathways or as co-regulators of gene expression. We begin to understand the molecular basis of classical concepts such as gene-for-gene relationships, hypersensitive response, induced resistance, to name just a few. We realize, and will soon exploit, the tremendous potential of the results of this research for practical application, in particular to protect crop plants against diseases and to increase crop yield and quality. This exclung field of research, which is also of truly interdisciplinary nature, is expanding rapidly. A Symposium series has been devoted to it which began in 1982. Recently, the 5th International Symposium on the Molecular Genetics of Plant-Microbe Interactions was held in Interlaken, Switzerland. It brought together 640 scientists from almost 30 different countries who reported their latest research progress in 47 lectures, 10 short oral presentations, and on over 400 high-quality posters. This book presents a collection of papers that comprehensively reflect the major areas under study, explain novel experimental approaches currently in use, highlight significant advances made over the last one or two years but also emphasize the obstacles still ahead of us.

Molecular genetics of plant microbe interactions 1988

Author: Rafael Palacios
Publisher: Amer Phytopathological Society
ISBN: 0890540969
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Science

Gene-for-gene recognition. Characterization of avirulence genes from pseudomonas syringae pathovars and races. Search for new symbiotic genes in rhizobium meliloti genome involved in the infection process of alfafa nodules. A molecular analysis of the host range genes of rhizobium trifolii. Signal recognition responses in the rhizobium trifolii-whith clover symbiosis. Genetic analysis of the role of exopolysaccharides in rhizobium symbiosis. Characterization of polysaccharides of rhizobium meliloti succinoglycan mutants, and properties of the second exopolysaccharide EPSb.Signal exchange and metabolic interaction. Symbiosis. Pathogenicity. Plant genetics.

Principles of Plant Microbe Interactions

Author: Ben Lugtenberg
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319085753
Release Date: 2014-12-04
Genre: Science

The use of microbial plant protection products is growing and their importance will strongly increase due to political and public pressure. World population is growing and the amount of food needed by 2050 will be double of what is produced now whereas the area of agricultural land is decreasing. We must increase crop yield in a sustainable way. Chemical plant growth promoters must be replaced by microbiological products. Also here, the use of microbial products is growing and their importance will strongly increase. A growing area of agricultural land is salinated. Global warming will increase this process. Plants growth is inhibited by salt or even made impossible and farmers tend to disuse the most salinated lands. Microbes have been very successfully used to alleviate salt stress of plants. Chemical pollution of land can make plant growth difficult and crops grown are often polluted and not suitable for consumption. Microbes have been used to degrade these chemical pollutants.

Molecular Genetics of Plant Microbe Interactions

Author: Desh Pal S Verma
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9024734266
Release Date: 1986-12-31
Genre: Science

Increased interest in the basic biology of plants and microorganisms stems from the fact that crop productivity is directly affected by plant-microbe interactions. In spite of the fact that plants exist in the environment amongst diverse species of microorganisms, only a few ever establish a direct relationship. Emerging awareness concerning the indirect effect of microbial association on plant growth and the possibility of using one microbe against another for controlling pathogenic interactions is at the genesis of new fields of studies. The primary reason for a microbe to associate with· photoautotrophic organisms (plants) is to tap its nutritional requirements, fixed carbon, as a source of energy. By hook or by crook, a microbe must survive. Some have evolved mechanisms to exploit plants to develop a niche for their biotropic demands. When in contact with a living plant, microorganisms may live in a passive association using exudates from the plant, invade it pathogenically or coexist with it in symbiosis. The plant responds to the interloper, either reacting in a hypersensitive manner to contain the invasion of pathogens, or by inducing a set of genes that leads toward symbiosis, or by simply succumbing to the invader. Thus, prior to contact wi th the plant, mic roorganism is able to sense the presence of the host and activate accordingly a set of genes required for the forthcoming interaction, whether symbiotic or pathogenic.

Advances in Molecular Genetics of Plant Microbe Interactions

Author: Michael J. Daniels
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401101776
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science

Several fundamental advances were announced at the Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Plant--Microbe Interactions held in Edinburgh in 1994. These included the cloning and identification of plant resistance genes involved in recognition of pathogens; the description of genetically engineered plants with novel resistance to pathogens; characterization of the molecular basis of pathogenicity of fungal and bacterial plant pathogens; and the mechanisms of communication used during recognition between symbiotic rhizobia and their host legumes. Participants in the Symposium contributed a series of papers that represent the leading edge of research in this important area of plant and microbial science. These articles are brought together to form this book, which will be essential reading for research workers, advanced students and others interested in keeping abreast of this rapidly developing area.

Effectors in Plant Microbe Interactions

Author: Francis Martin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470958223
Release Date: 2012-01-03
Genre: Science

Plants and microbes interact in a complex relationship that canhave both harmful and beneficial impacts on both plant andmicrobial communities. Effectors, secreted microbial molecules thatalter plant processes and facilitate colonization, are central tounderstanding the complicated interplay between plants andmicrobes. Effectors in Plant-Microbe Interactionsunlocks the molecular basis of this important class of microbialmolecules and describes their diverse and complex interactions withhost plants. Effectors in Plant Microbe Interactions is divided intofive sections that take stock of the current knowledge on effectorsof plant-associated organisms. Coverage ranges from the impact ofbacterial, fungal and oomycete effectors on plant immunity andhigh-throughput genomic analysis of effectors to the function andtrafficking of these microbial molecules. The final section looksat effectors secreted by other eukaryotic microbes that are thefocus of current and future research efforts. Written by leading international experts in plant-microbeinteractions, Effectors in Plant Microbe Interactions, willbe an essential volume for plant biologists, microbiologists,pathologists, and geneticists.

Plant Microbe Interactions

Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780124201743
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: Science

Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. Currently in its 75th volume, the series features several reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, and ecology. Publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences Contains commentary by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, and ecology This volume features reviews of the fast moving field of plant microbe interactions