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  1. Content type: Research

    TMV (24A + UPD) is a mutant virus that a 24 nt internal poly(A) tract was introduced downstream of the coat protein (CP) gene in TMV genome. TMV (24A + UPD) induced more severe necrosis in Nicotiana benthamiana a...

    Authors: Song Guo and Sek-Man Wong

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:24

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    Ralstonia solanacearum causes a lethal bacterial wilt disease in numerous plants including important vegetable crops such as eggplant and tomato. One of the difficulties in studying virulence of this bacterium in...

    Authors: Tarinee Phukan, Kristi Kabyashree, Radhika Singh, Pankaj L. Sharma, Niraj Singh, Anjan Barman, Biswa R. Jena and Suvendra K. Ray

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:23

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    Fusarium wilt, caused by the soil-borne fungal pathogen, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc), is considered as one of the most threatening diseases of banana. The Cavendish variety, resistant to Foc race 1 (R...

    Authors: Shulang Fei, Elizabeth Czislowski, Stephen Fletcher, Jonathan Peters, Jacqueline Batley, Elizabeth Aitken and Neena Mitter

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:22

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  4. Content type: Methodology

    Transcription profiling assays have revealed substantial changes in gene expression during plant-microbe interactions, but it is often time- and labor-consuming to define the causative roles of the differentia...

    Authors: Qing-Le Chang, Hai-Jiao Xu, You-Liang Peng and Jun Fan

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:21

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  5. Content type: Review

    The simplicity of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) genome, encoding six proteins only, contrasts with the complexity of its impact on tomato plants. In this review, we discuss our understanding of how TYLCV ...

    Authors: Rena Gorovits, Iris Sobol, Miasser Altaleb, Henryk Czosnek and Ghandi Anfoka

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:20

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    Oomycete pathogens secrete hundreds of effectors, including avirulence proteins that trigger host genotype-specific resistance response, to manipulate host immunity and facilitate infection. Sequence and expre...

    Authors: Qinhu Wang, Tingting Li, Chengcheng Zhong, Shizhi Luo, Ke Xu, Biao Gu, Yuling Meng, Brett M. Tyler and Weixing Shan

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:18

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    Most plant reoviruses encode a type of nonstructural protein that assembles tubular structures to package virions for viral spread in planthopper or leafhopper vectors. These tubules are propelled by actin fil...

    Authors: Qian Chen, Limin Zheng, Panpan Zhong, Dongsheng Jia, Yuyan Liu, Qianzhuo Mao and Taiyun Wei

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:19

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    Gray mold, caused by Botrytis cinerea, is one of the most destructive diseases of strawberry in China. For resistance monitoring, 198 B. cinerea isolates were collected from strawberry greenhouses at 10 locations...

    Authors: Muhammad Adnan, Mohamed Sobhy Hamada, Matthias Hahn, Guo-Qing Li and Chao-Xi Luo

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:17

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  9. Content type: Research

    Phospholipids are major structural components of all cell membranes and participate in energy storage, signal transduction and environmental adaptability in eukaryotes. To date, the enzymes involved in phospho...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Haixia Wang, Chenying Zhang, Tianjing Wu, Zhonghua Ma and Yun Chen

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:16

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  10. Content type: Review

    The WRKY transcription factor (TF) gene family expanded greatly in the evolutionary process from green algae to flowering plants through whole genome, segmental, and tandem duplications. Genomic sequences from di...

    Authors: Xujun Chen, Cheng Li, Han Wang and Zejian Guo

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:13

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    Phytophthora sojae is an important plant pathogen affecting soybean crops worldwide. The specific mechanisms this pathogen uses to penetrate the host cell and initiate infection have not been fully elucidated. Ho...

    Authors: Nicholas Grams, Hannah Komar, Dylan Jainchill and Manuel Ospina-Giraldo

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:15

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    Puccinia striiformis Westend. is an obligate biotrophic parasite that could infect wheat and grasses to cause stripe rusts. P. striiformis, a species of rust fungi, is divided into several formae speciales based ...

    Authors: Shujie Huang, Shuxia Zuo, Dan Zheng, Yao Liu, Zhimin Du, Zhensheng Kang and Jie Zhao

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:14

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    False smut is a destructive grain disease of rice worldwide, characterized by false smut balls formed in rice flowers. Here we identified a small secreted protein UV_1261 contributing to virulence of Ustilaginoid...

    Authors: Jing Fan, Ning Du, Liang Li, Guo-Bang Li, Yu-Qiu Wang, Yu-Feng Zhou, Xiao-Hong Hu, Jie Liu, Ji-Qun Zhao, Yan Li, Fu Huang and Wen-Ming Wang

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:11

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    Plasmodiophora brassicae is an important biotrophic eukaryotic plant pathogen and a member of the rhizarian protists. This biotrophic pathogen causes clubroot in cruciferous plants via novel intracellular mechani...

    Authors: Kai Bi, Tao Chen, Zhangchao He, Zhixiao Gao, Ying Zhao, Huiquan Liu, Yanping Fu, Jiatao Xie, Jiasen Cheng and Daohong Jiang

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:12

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    Clustered, regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats/CRISPR-associated proteins (CRISPR/Cas) based genome editing technology has been developed from the adaptive immune system used by many bacteria and a...

    Authors: Kangquan Yin, Ting Han, Ke Xie, Jinping Zhao, Junqi Song and Yule Liu

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:9

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    Benzimidazole fungicides (MBCs) have been widely used in agriculture since 1970s, and resistance to this class of fungicides in Botrytis cinerea is reported worldwide. Resistance to MBCs in B. cinerea is related ...

    Authors: Fei Fan, Matthias Hahn, Guo-Qing Li, Yang Lin and Chao-Xi Luo

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:10

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  17. Content type: Research

    Soybean (Glycine max) seedlings with symptoms of Pythium damping-off were collected in northeastern Iowa soybean fields and processed for isolation of the causal agents on both potato dextrose agar (PDA) and pima...

    Authors: Shrishail S. Navi, Tra Huynh, Chase G. Mayers and Xiao-Bing Yang

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:8

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    The serological method is one of the most important techniques extensively used in crop production to detect different pathogens, especially plant viruses. An antiserum is essential for serological tests. The ...

    Authors: Fang Yang, M. Rashid, Xiao-Yan Zhang, Zong-Ying Zhang, Ying Wang, Da-Wei Li, Jia-Lin Yu and Cheng-Gui Han

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:5

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    Salicylic acid (SA) plays a crucial regulatory role in plant immunity. NPR1 (non-expressor of pathogenesis related-1) is a SA receptor and plays a pivotal role in SA signaling. However, pathogen effectors whic...

    Authors: Qi Li, Yanyu Chen, Ji Wang, Fen Zou, Yuling Jia, Danyu Shen, Qimeng Zhang, Maofeng Jing, Daolong Dou and Meixiang Zhang

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:6

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    Powdery mildew (PM) fungi are biotrophic pathogens that rely on living hosts to survive and thrive. However, their colonization is restricted by host defenses at both the penetration and post-penetration stage...

    Authors: Ran Li, Ling-Li Zhang, Xue-Mei Yang, Xiao-Long Cao, Ying-Ge Wang, Xian-Feng Ma, Viswanathan Chandran, Jing Fan, Hui Yang, Jing Shang, Ji-Qun Zhao, Shunyuan Xiao, Yan Li and Wen-Ming Wang

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:7

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    Pseudomonas syringae is the most frequently emerging group of plant pathogenic bacteria. Because this bacterium is ubiquitous as an epiphyte and on various substrates in non-agricultural settings, there are many ...

    Authors: Cindy E. Morris, Jay Ram Lamichhane, Ivan Nikolić, Slaviša Stanković and Benoit Moury

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:4

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  22. Content type: Review

    The NAC (NAM, ATAF and CUC) family is one of the largest plant-specific transcription factor (TF) families. Members of this family are implicated in plant growth, development and stress responses. Recent funct...

    Authors: Xi Yuan, Hui Wang, Jiating Cai, Dayong Li and Fengming Song

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:3

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    Glycine-rich proteins (GRPs) have diverse amino acid sequences and are involved in a variety of biological processes. The role of GRPs in plant pathogenic fungi has not been reported. In this study, we identif...

    Authors: Xusheng Gao, Changfa Yin, Xinsen Liu, Junbo Peng, Deng Chen, Dan He, Wei Shi, Wensheng Zhao, Jun Yang and You-Liang Peng

    Citation: Phytopathology Research 2019 1:2

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