Plant-pathogen arms races at the molecular level

Eli A. Stahl, John G. Bishop

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Advances in research into the genetics of plant-pathogen interactions include an embracing of evolutionary ideas and methodologies. Recent studies reveal positive selection and selective maintenance of variation in plant resistance and defense-related genes. Coevolution between plants and their enemies involves many interactions at the molecular level.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-304
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Plant Biology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2000
Externally publishedYes


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