Comprehensive and Molecular Phytopathology

Edited by

  • Yuri Dyakov
  • Vitaly Dzhavakhiya
  • Timo Korpela, Director of the Joint Biotechnology Laboratory, University of Turku, Finland, Dept. of Chemistry, BioCity 6A, Turku

This book offers a collection of information on successive steps of molecular ‘dialogue’ between plants and pathogens. It additionally presents data that reflects intrinsic logic of plant-parasite interactions. New findings discussed include: host and non-host resistance, specific and nonspecific elicitors, elicitors and suppressors, and plant and animal immunity. This book enables the reader to understand how to promote or prevent disease development, and allows them to systematize their own ideas of plant-pathogen interactions.
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Students and post-graduates studying plant pathology and agriculture.


Book information

  • Published: January 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52132-3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 General information on parasitismY.T. DyakovChapter 2 Plant parasite organisms 2a Fungal Plant Pathogens Y.T. Dyakov2b Bacterial Plant PathogensY.T. Dyakov 2c Plant Viruses and Viral Plant DiseasesY.T. Dyakov 2d. Plant Pathogen NematodesS.V. Zinovieva2e. Methods of DiagnosticsL.A. ScherbakovaChapter 3 Structural basis of plant-pathogen InteractionsY.M. PlotnikovaChapter 4 Phenomenology of Plant-Pathogen RelationshipsY.T. DyakovChapter 5 Horizontal Pathosystem: Parasite Attack FactorsY.T. DyakovChapter 6 Horizontal Pathosystem: Resistance Factors6a Anatomical-Morphological FactorsY.T. Dyakov6b Regulation of Ontogenesis and Damage ReparationY.T. Dyakov 6c Nutrient Values of Infected Organs and TissuesY.T. Dyakov 6d Biochemical Resistance Factors6e Chemical classification of PhytoanticipatesY.T. Dyakov6f Resistance StrategiesY.T. Dyakov6g Protein Inhibitors of VirusesV.G. Dzhavakhiya and T. KorpelaChapter 7 Vertical Pathosystem: Avirulence Genes and their Products: MolecularInterpretation of Genetic DataY.T. Dyakov 7a. Abiogenic ElicitorsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya 7b. Nonspecific Biogenic ElicitorsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya7c. Endogenous, Plant, or Secondary ElicitorsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya 7d. Specific ElicitorsY.T. DyakovChapter 8 Vertical Pathosystem: Resistance Genes and their Products. Signal Transduction8a. Resistance Genes and Susceptible GenesY.T. Dyakov8b. Investigation of Resistance genes by the Methods of Classical GeneticsY.T. Dyakov8c. Molecular Genetics StudiesY.T. Dyakov 8d. Signal Transduction - Signaling SystemsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya 8e. G-ProteinsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya 8f. Cycloadenilate Signaling SystemsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya 8g. MAP-Kinase Signaling SystemsY.T. Dyakov 8h. Ca-Phosphatase Signaling SystemsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya8i. Lypooxygenase s.s.O.L. Ozeretskovskaya8j. NADPH-oxydase (Superoxyde) s.s.O.L. Ozeretskovaskaya8k. NO-synthase s.s.O.L. Ozeretskovskaya8l. Signaling GeneticsY.T. Dyakov8m. Interactions of the Signaling Systems Inducing by Nonspecific andSpecific ElicitorsY.T. Dyakov ConclusionO.L. OzeretskovskayaChapter 9. HypersensitivityL.F. BagirovaChapter 10. Immune Response10a. PhytoalexinsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya10b. PR-ProteinsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya 10c. Antiviral ProteinsDzhavakhiya10d. Proteinase InhibitorsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya10e. Phenylpropanoids and LigninO.L. Ozeretskovskaya10f. Hydroxyprolin Reach GlicoproteinsO.L. Ozeretskovskaya10g. SARO.L. OzeretskovskayaChapter 11. Gene Silesings - RNA silencing as a general defense mechanism against pathogen Petri Susi Chapter 12. Virulence Genes and their Products Suppressors (Impedines)O.L. Ozeretskovskaya12a. PathotoxinsY.T. Dyakov12b. EnzymesY.T. DyakovChapter 13. General and Specific Aspects in Plant and Animal ImmunityY.T. DyakovChapter 14. Molecular Basis of Plant ImmunizationsY.T. DyakovChapter 15. Development of Transgenic Plants Resistant to DiseasesV.G. Dzhavakhiya