necrotrophic


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necrotrophic

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saprophytic

(of microorganisms and plants) feeding on dead tissue. In the case of the necrotroph, the tissue may have died as the result of an initial feeding. See SAPROPHYTE; compare BIOTROPHIC.
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It is well established that biosynthesis and signaling of ethylene (ET) and jasmonic acid (JA) are essential for plant defense responses toward necrotrophic pathogens [17, 18, 39-41].
Genetic effect of differentially regulated fungal response genes on resistance to necrotrophic fungal pathogens in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.).
2003) and necrotrophic fungi such as Rhizoctonia within rotting roots (Refshauge et al.
Other topics include (for example) global food security; contrasting mechanisms of defense against biotrophic and necrotrophic pathogens; and the commercialization and implementation of biocontrol products.
Winter], and a necrotrophic Ascomycete [Ramularia rubella (Bonord.) Nannf.] (Hatcher and Paul, 2000).
Botrytis is a necrotrophic pathogen, meaning it obtains nutrients from dead cells.
fragariae might be hemibiotrophic (obtaining nutrients from living cells before becoming necrotrophic [obtaining its nutrients from host cells it had previously killed]) while C.
It is a host-alternating, necrotrophic fungus that causes pine twist rust on current-year shoots of Scots pine, especially seedlings and young trees.
Licensed to kill: the lifestyle of a necrotrophic plant pathogen.
Subcuticular-intracellular hemibiotrophic and intercellular necrotrophic development of Colletotrichum acutatum on almond.
Noval B, Perez E, Martinez B, Leon O, Martinez-Gallardo N, Delano-Frier J (2007) Exogenous systemin has a contrasting effect on disease resistance in mycorrhizal tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants infected with necrotrophic or hemibiotrophic pathogens.