PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 5, Pe98311 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098311 View full text
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Ann E. Impullitti, Dean K. Malvick

Abstract: Growth and anatomical responses of plants during latent and pathogenic infection by fungal pathogens are not well understood. The interactions between soybean (Glycine max) and two types of the pathogen Phialophora gregata were investigated to determine how plants respond during latent and pathogenic infection. Stems of soybean cultivars with different or no genes for resistance to infection by P. gregata were inoculated with wildtype or GFP and RFP-labeled strains of types A or B of P. gregata. Plants were se…

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