Annual Plant Reviews, Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease Resistance / Edition 1

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Overview

In recent years, our understanding of the mechanisms involved in plant resistance to disease has seen major advances. This important new volume in Wiley-Blackwell's Annual Plant Reviews provides cutting edge reviews on major aspects of plant immunity from many of the world's leading researchers in the area. Coverage includes: Establishment of disease by microbial pathogens, Genomic approaches to understanding host-pathogen interactions, Local and systemic resistance signalling, Activities of small bioactive molecules, Plant-insect ecology.
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"This is a well-written and presented book on an exciting and important topic that provides a wealth of up-to-date information suitable for final-year undergraduates, postgraduates and professional researchers." (Annals of Botany, August 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405175326
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/18/2008
  • Series: Annual Plant Reviews Series , #23
  • Edition description: Volume 34
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Jane Parker is a Group Leader in the Department of Plant-Microbe Interactions at The Max-Planck Institute of Plant Breeding Research, Cologne and Associate Professor at The Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany.
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Table of Contents

List of contributors x

Preface xiii

1 A personal perspective of the last 40 years of plant pathology: emerging themes, paradigm shifts and future promise Michele C. Heath 1

1.1 Introduction 2

1.2 The hypersensitive response 2

1.3 The gene-for-gene hypothesis 5

1.4 Host versus non-host resistance 7

1.5 Future promise 8

2 Pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMP) and PAMP-triggered immunity Thorsten Nurnberger Birgit Kemmerling 16

2.1 The concept of plant immunity 16

2.2 Pathogen-associated molecular patterns 19

2.3 Damage-associated molecular patterns 24

2.4 Pathogen-derived toxins 25

2.5 PRRs in plant immunity 28

2.6 Intracellular signal transduction in PTI 32

2.7 Suppression of PTI by bacterial effectors 36

2.8 Concluding remarks 37

3 Pseudomonas syringae type III-secreted proteins and their activities and effects on plant innate immunity Byeong-ryool Jeong Karin van Dijk James R. Alfano 48

3.1 Introduction 49

3.2 P. syringae type III-secreted helper proteins 51

3.3 The plant innate immune system 53

3.4 Enzymatic activities and plant targets of P. syringae type III effectors 58

3.5 Influence of type III effectors on plant hormones 65

3.6 Concluding remarks 66

4 Fungal and oomycete biotrophy Mark de Jong Guido van den Ackerveken 77

4.1 Introduction 77

4.2 Penetration and establishment of infection structures 78

4.3 Dealing with plant defence responses 83

4.4 Contribution of the host to infection 87

4.5 Acquiring nutrients from the host 89

4.6 Outlook 94

5 Genome biology cracks enigmas of oomycete plant pathogens Klaas Bouwmeester Pieter M.J.A. van Poppel Francine Govers 102

5.1 Introduction 103

5.2 Biology andpathology of oomycetes 103

5.3 Genomic resources 109

5.4 The impact of genomics on gene discovery 112

5.5 The secretome 117

5.6 Future perspectives 125

6 Plant-virus interactions: defence and counter-defence Mathew Lewsey Peter Palukaitis John P. Carr 134

6.1 The unique challenge posed by viruses to plants 134

6.2 Virus infection and propagation through susceptible host plants 135

6.3 'Classical' or genetically predetermined resistance 137

6.4 RNA silencing 144

6.5 Viral suppressors of RNA silencing 152

6.6 Concluding remarks 160

7 Marshalling the troops: intracellular dynamics in plant pathogen defense Kristoffer Palma Marcel Wiermer Xin Li 177

7.1 Introduction 178

7.2 The front line - exocytosis, endocytosis and vesicle transport 180

7.3 At headquarters - nucleocytoplasmic trafficking in plant immunity 190

7.4 Conclusions 206

8 Role of plant secondary metabolites at the host-pathogen interface Pawel Bednarek Paul Schulze-Lefert 220

8.1 Introduction 220

8.2 Classification of defence-related plant secondary metabolites 221

8.3 Biological activity of plant secondary metabolites 229

8.4 Dynamic induction and targeting of secondary metabolites to the pathogen interface 234

8.5 Genetic approaches to validate defensive functions of plant secondary metabolites 241

8.6 Successful pathogens 247

8.7 Concluding remarks 250

9 Chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions Axel Mithofer Wilhelm Boland Massimo E. Maffei 261

9.1 Introduction 262

9.2 Recognition and signalling 262

9.3 Defence strategies 271

9.4 The cost of defence to plants 277

9.5 Airborne communication 278

9.6 Priming and manipulations to enhance pest resistance 280

10 Lipid signals in plant-pathogen interactions Jyoti Shah Ratnesh Chaturvedi 292

10.1 Introduction 292

10.2 Epidermal surface lipids influence plant-pathogen interactions 293

10.3 Elicitation of plant defenses by microbial lipids 294

10.4 Lipid modification of defense signaling components and pathogen-derived elicitors 296

10.5 Signaling function of plant lipids and lipid-derived factors 298

10.6 Lipases in plant-pathogen interaction 312

10.7 Lipid-transfer proteins in plant-pathogen interaction 316

10.8 Concluding remarks 318

11 Induced resistance - orchestrating defence mechanisms through crosstalk and priming Sjoerd van der Ent Annemart Koornneef Jurriaan Ton Corne M.J. Pieterse 334

11.1 Introduction 335

11.2 Induced resistance signalling 338

11.3 Crosstalk between defence signalling pathways 348

11.4 Priming for enhanced defence 354

11.5 Concluding remarks 358

Index 371

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