Active Defense Mechanisms in Plants
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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agriculture - General,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Science / Botany,
  • Plant Pathology,
  • Plant Physiology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Congresses,
  • Disease and pest resistance,
  • Plants

Book details:

Edition Notes

Nato a S I Series Series a, Life Sciences

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9789949M
ISBN 100306408147
ISBN 109780306408144

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The mechanisms are passive when they are independent of the pathogen. They are active when they follow changes in the host caused by the pathogen. Thus for a fungal pathogen, cell walls of a higher plant which are lignified before infection would be a passive defence mechanism if they decreased damage by impeding growth of the fungus. Not all plants bear their defenses on the surface. If thorns, spines, prickles, and trichomes are the spear brigade, idioblasts are the landmines. Specialized cells that contain a variety of defensive compounds, from razor-sharp crystals to pain-inducing chemicals, idioblasts detonate when the first line of defense has been breached. The. The following papers were presented at a NATO Advanced Study Institute at Cape Sounion, Greece, 21 Apr May, Heitefuss, R. General review of active defence mechanisms in plants against pathogens (, 80 ref.). Ingram, D.S. A structural view of active defence (, 48 ref., 3 fig.). Bailey, J.A. Physiological and biochemical events associated with expression of . Active Defense Mechanisms in Plants (Nato Science Series A: (Closed)) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition by R. Wood (Editor) ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Paperback.

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Heitefuss R. () General Review of Active Defence Mechanisms in Plants Against Pathogens. In: Wood R.K.S. (eds) Active Defense Mechanisms in Plants. Cited by: 4. Plants are sources of nourishment for thousands of fungi, bacteria, invertebrates, vertebrates, and other plants. Plants possess a truly remarkable diversity of mechanisms to fend off attackers and recent research has shown just how complex and sophisticated these defense mechanisms can be. Plant Defense provides comprehensive coverage of the range of different organisms that . Plant Defenses is a wonderful introduction to the fascinating defense mechanisms of plants. Detailed and varied photographs support this informative text. Book Resources.   Active Defense Mechanisms in Plants A NATO Advanced Study Institute on Active Defence Mechanisms in Plants was held at Cape Sounion, Greece, 21 April - 3 May It succeeded a similar Institute held at Porte Conte, Sardinia in Author: Jessica Goody.