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  • adjective biology Describing a parasite that kills its host


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  • Mauch-Mani B (2004) β-Amionobutyric acid induced resistance against necrotrophic pathogens is based on ABA-dependent priming of callose.

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  • 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.

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