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Annual Plant Reviews, Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease Resistance. Volume 34

  • ID: 2182106
  • Book
  • October 2008
  • 400 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 34
Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease Resistance
Edited by Jane Parker

In recent years, our understanding of the mechanisms involved in plant resistance to disease has seen major advances. This important new volume in Wiley-Blackwell’s Annual Plant Reviews provides cutting edge reviews on major aspects of plant immunity from many of the world's leading researchers in the area. Coverage includes:

- Establishment of disease by microbial pathogens
- Genomic approaches to understanding host-pathogen interactions
- Local and systemic resistance signalling
- Activities of small bioactive molecules
- Plant-insect ecology

This exciting volume is essential reading for all those studying plant-pathogen interactions including plant and agricultural scientists, molecular biologists, geneticists and microbiologists. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where biological and agricultural sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this important volume on their shelves.

About the Editor
Dr Jane Parker is a Group Leader in the Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions at The Max-Planck Institute of Plant Breeding Research, Cologne and Associate Professor at The Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany.

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1. A personal perspective of the last 40 years of Plant Pathology: emerging themes, paradigm shifts and future promise.

Michele C. Heath.

2. Pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMP) and PAMP-triggered immunity.

Thorsten Nürnberger and Birgit Kemmerling.

3. Pseudomonas syringae type III-secreted proteins and their activities and effects on plant innate immunity.

Byeong-ryool Jeong, Karin van Dijk and James R. Alfano,.

4. Establishment of fungal and oomycete biotrophy.

Mark de Jong and Guido van den Ackerveken.

5. Genome biology cracks enigmas of oomycete plant pathogens.

Klaas Bouwmeester, Pieter M.J.A. van Poppel and Francine Govers.

6. Plant-virus interactions: Defence and counter-defence.

Matthew Lewsey, Peter Palukaitis and John Carr.

7. Marshalling the troops: Intracellular dynamics in plant-pathogen defence.

Kristoffer Palma, Marcel Wiermer and Xin Li.

8. Role of plant secondary metabolites at the host-pathogen interface.

Pawel Bednarek & Paul Schulze-Lefert.

9. Chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions.

Axel Mithöfer , Wilhelm Boland and Massimo E. Maffei.

10. Lipid signals in plant- pathogen interactions.

Jyoti Shah and Ratnesh Chaturvedi.

11. Induced resistance – orchestrating defence machanisms through cross-talk and priming.

Sjoerd van der Ent, Juriaan Ton, Annemart Koorneef and Corné M.J. Pieterse

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Jane Parker Max-Planck Institute of Plant Breeding Research.
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