Plant Physiology & Pathology

Plant Physiology & Pathology

Mycorrhiza : A Mutualistic Relationship between Plant and Fungus

A Mycorrhiza is a Mutualistic association between a fungus and the roots of a vascular plant. There are 2 kinds of mycorrhiza.ie. Ectomycorrhiza and Endomycorrhiza. The fungi produce a mantle around the roots and grow between the root cells Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?
Posted by Rebecca - 29/11/2012 at 06:18

Categories: Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Physiology & Pathology   Tags: ,

Nickel Stress Induced Antioxidant Defense System In Sponge Gourd

Nickel is an essential nutrient for plants and it is required in very low amount for normal growth of plants. However, Ni pollution in the environment is increasing, it is essential to understand the functional roles and toxic effects of Ni in plants. To evaluate Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?
Posted by Rebecca - 29/11/2012 at 06:11

Categories: Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Physiology & Pathology   Tags: , ,

Use of RNAi Technology to Develop Transgenic Plants against Viruses and Insects

Plants are consistently attacked by a number of Microorganisms such bacteria, plant parasites, viruses, especially geminiviruses and insects infect a wide range of economically important crops across the globe. To reduce this loss, scientists Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?
Posted by Rebecca - 12/11/2012 at 08:22

Categories: Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Physiology & Pathology   Tags: , , ,

The Effect of Clubroot on Glucosinolate Levels in Broccoli and Pak Choi Seedlings

Clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicae) are a rich source of glucosinolates, and it includes glucoraphanin which produces the isothiocyanate sulforaphane which has possessed chemo-protective activity in humans. It defends plant against herbivore Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?
Posted by Rebecca - 12/11/2012 at 04:36

Categories: Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Physiology & Pathology   Tags: , , ,

Photochemical and Antibacterial Activity of Leucas Hirta

Established medicinal plant species and their wild relatives may have similar properties, at time with better efficacy. In the light of this, the present study identified Leucas hirta, the wild relative of Leucas aspera plant which is widely accepted for its medicinal Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?
Posted by Rebecca - 03/11/2012 at 01:06

Categories: Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Physiology & Pathology   Tags: ,

Fungus from Ribwort Leaves

The Fungus species Phyllosticta plantaginis was isolated from leaves of ribwort (Plantago lanceolata L.) in the years 2009-2011 in south-eastern Poland. They cause small, regular, necrotic spots. On the basis of 6 isolates randomly chosen from the fungus Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?
Posted by Rebecca - 17/10/2012 at 08:06

Categories: Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Physiology & Pathology   Tags: , ,