CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, AP 21
Functional avrA gene in Ralstonia solanacearum can elicit a defense reaction in tobacco stem tissue to pathogenic strains
Clemson University, Dept. of Entomology Soils and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee REC, Florence, SC, USA
Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is an extremely damaging disease of flue-cured tobacco in the southeastern USA and can be spread mechanically on farm machinery. Tobacco roots contain naturally occurring resistance genes to the tomato...