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- adj. Describing a parasite that kills its host
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Glazebrook J (2005) Contrasting mechanism of defense against biotrophic and necrotrophic pathogens.
Mauch-Mani B (2004) β-Amionobutyric acid induced resistance against necrotrophic pathogens is based on ABA-dependent priming of callose.
Yet, this IC1270-inducible ISR response seems to act as a double-edged sword within the rice defense network as induced plants displayed an increased vulnerability to the necrotrophic pathogens Rhizoctonia solani and Cochliobolus miyabeanus.