Plant Innate Immunity

Plant Innate Immunity

1st Edition - September 16, 2009

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  • Editor: L.C. van Loon
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080888798
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123748348

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Plant innate immunity is a collective term to describe a complex of interconnected mechanisms that plants use to withstand potential pathogens and herbivores. The last decade has seen a rapid advance in our understanding of the induction, signal transduction and expression of resistance responses to oomycetes, fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes and insects. This volume aims at providing an overview of these processes and mechanisms.Edited by Jean-Claude Kader and Michel Delseny and supported by an international Editorial Board, Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences.

Key Features

* Multidisciplinary reviews written from a broad range of scientific perspectives
* For over 40 years, series has enjoyed a reputation for excellence
* Contributors internationally recognized authorities in their respective fields


Postgraduates and researchers in plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant pathology, virology, entomology, and molecular biology

Table of Contents

  • Tentative
    1. PAMP-triggered basal resistance in plants
    2. Plant pathogens as suppressors of basal resistance
    3. Mechanisms of non-host resistance to pathogens
    4. Systemic signalling in plant defense
    5. Systemic acquired resistance
    6. Rhizobacteria-induced systemic resistance
    7. Growth-promoting actions of rhizobacteria
    8. Interactions between non-pathogenic fungi and plants
    9. Priming of induced plant defense responses
    10. Transcriptional regulation of plant defense responses
    11. The role of pathogenesis-related proteins in plant defense
    12. The role of iron in plant-microbe interactions
    13. Volatile compounds in plant defense signalling
    14. Adaptive defense responses to pathogens and insects
    15. Ecological consequences of plant defense signalling

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: September 16, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080888798
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123748348

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L.C. van Loon

Goes by the first name "Kees"

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