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Heavy metal stress can prime for herbivore-induced plant volatile emission
(Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2012-07)
Heavy metals are important pollutants that can severely impact ecological foodwebs. In addition to direct toxic effects, these contaminants have been suggested to disrupt chemical communication channels between plants and ...
The density-dependent effect of initial nematode population levels on the efficacy of Trichoderma as a bio-nematicide against Meloidogyne hapla on tomato
(Springer Netherlands on behalf of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society, 2016-10)
Trichoderma strains were tested for their ability to reduce the severity of root-knot nematode (RKN), Meloidogyne hapla galling on tomato roots. In initial glasshouse trials, under low levels of RKN infestation (1.1 eggs ...
Salinity stress effects on direct and indirect defence metabolites in maize
(Elsevier B.V., 2016-02)
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. In nature, plants are often exposed to multiple stress factors at the same time. The effects of single biotic or abiotic stresses on plant metabolism are well documented but how plants respond to a ...