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biotrophic

(of microorganisms) feeding on living organisms, parasitic. Compare NECROTROPHIC.
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Rust fungi (Basidiomycota) constitutes one of the major obligate biotrophic parasitic group of fungi in the order Pucciniales (formally Uredinales).
roreri's interaction with cacao is unusual in that it has a biotrophic state [surviving on living tissue] lasting more than 30 days," he says.
On the necessity of new characters for classification and systematics of biotrophic Peronosporamycetes.
Downy mildew disease of cultivated tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.), commonly known as blue mold, is caused by the obligately biotrophic oomycete pathogen Peronospora tabacina D.B.
Leaf rust is a major disease of wheat caused by the obligate biotrophic fungus Puccinia triticina Eriks that results in 10% yield loss annually [4].
Contrasting mechanisms of defense against biotrophic and necrotrophic pathogens.
Among the topics are metabolite analysis and metabolomics in the study of biotrophic interactions between plants and microbes, a role for metabolomics in plant ecology, the metabolomics of Arabidopsis thaliana, how metabolomics can help develop tasty and nutritious food, relations of metabolomics with genetics and genomics, chemometrics and biostatistics for plant applications, and spatially resolved plant metabolomics.