CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 03
Agrobacterium T-DNA in Nicotiana tomentosiformis and other Nicotiana species
(1) Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Phenotypic Plasticity, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes du C.N.R.S., Strasbourg, France; (2) National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (NARIC), Research Institute for Viticulture and Enology, Experimental Station of Kecskemét, Hungary; (3) Imperial Tobacco Group, Institut du Tabac, Bergerac, France
Agrobacterium rhizogenes induces growth of aberrant roots with bacterial T-DNA; some roots can spontaneously regenerate into plants carrying T-DNA fragments. T-DNAs contain genes that are expressed in plants which normally lead to root growth and to...