Genomics of Plant-Associated Fungi and Oomycetes: Dicot Pathogens

This book describes how genomics has revolutionized our understanding of agriculturally important plant-associated fungi and oomycetes. It illustrates some fundamental discoveries about these eukaryotic microbes with regard to the overall structure of their genomes, their lifestyles and the molecula...

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Main Author: Dean, Ralph A.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Lichens-Park, Ann (Editor), Kole, Chittaranjan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014, 2014
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book describes how genomics has revolutionized our understanding of agriculturally important plant-associated fungi and oomycetes. It illustrates some fundamental discoveries about these eukaryotic microbes with regard to the overall structure of their genomes, their lifestyles and the molecular mechanisms that form the basis of their interactions with plants. Genomics has provided new insights into fungal lifestyles and led to practical advances in plant breeding and crop protection, such as predictions about the spread and evolution of new pathogens. This volume focuses on fungi and oomycetes that are typical dicot plant pathogens, and includes: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, Botrytis cinerea, Alternaria sp., Verticillium alfalfae and Verticillium dahliae, Fusarium oxysporum, Phytophthora capsici, Phytophthora sojae, Phytophthora ramorum, Phytophthora infestans, Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis
Physical Description:X, 239 p. 34 illus., 15 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783662440568