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Applications of plant tissue and cell culture in the study of physiology of parasitism

  • Ramesh Maheshwari
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The technique of growing plant tissues and cells on nutrient media under conditions of controlled environment has greatly enlarged the scope of experimental investigations. In phytopathology, application of this technique has given an insight into the nature of abnormal growth, factors affecting penetration, infection and multiplication of pathogens, the weapons of attack of the pathogen, and the morphogenetic potential of the diseased cell. The paper reviews recent applications of the technique in studies on parasitism and points some future possibilities.

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Gall Plant Tissue Culture Callus Tissue Plant Parasitic Nematode Viras 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramesh Maheshwari
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  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of DelhiDelhi-7

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