Selection, Characterization, Pathogenicity and Virulence of Pectinase — Deficient Mutants of VerticilliumAlbo-Atrum

  • R. M. Cooper
  • R. K. Durrands
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 28)


Evidence for a role in pathogenesis of endo-polygalacturonan hydrolases and lyases of vascular parasites is plentiful, but circumstantial (Cooper and Wood 1980; Durrands and Cooper 1988b; Pegg 1981).


Verticillium Wilt Deficient Mutant Pectin Lyase Pectic Enzyme Host Cell Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Cooper
    • 1
  • R. K. Durrands
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Biological SciencesUniversity of BathBath, AvonUK

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