volume 49, issue 2, P29-39 2016
DOI: 10.1515/cerce-2016-0013
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A.M. Sajjad, T. Bahsir, S. Saeed, M. Iqbal, S. Islam

Abstract: Abstract Maize (Zea mays L.) constitutes one of the most important crops worldwide with multi-billion dollar annual revenue. The plant is however a good substrate for growth, development and activity of filamentous fungi. A large number of fungal species causes spoilage and accumulation of mycotoxins. Plants restrict the hyphal growth by producing pathogenesis related proteins. So far 17 groups of such proteins are identified. PR-5 group comprises of the thaumatin-like proteins (TLPs), which have diverse …

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