Genetics of Phytopathology: Pathogenicity Factors and Signal Transduction in Plant-pathogenic Fungi

  • Bettina Tudzynski
  • Paul Tudzynski
Part of the Progress in Botany book series (BOTANY, volume 63)


The studies on molecular aspects of host-pathogen interaction in plant-pathogenic fungi are still booming. However, the new trends and focuses in this research area outlined in the last review of this series (Tudzynski and Tudzynski 1999) are still valid and — in spite of a vast number of publications which appeared in this area in the last two years — there are only a few really new aspects. Therefore, we will only present a short update of the last review here and refer to the detailed description of methods and trends and the tables of putative pathogenicity factors presented there. We will discuss in more detail the growing areas of signaling and transmembrane transport.


Botrytis Cinerea Appressorium Formation Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides Magnaporthe Grisea Cryphonectria Parasitica 
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  • Bettina Tudzynski
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  • Paul Tudzynski
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  1. 1.Institut für BotanikWestf. Wilhelms-Universität MünsterMünsterGermany

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