Ciba Foundation Symposium 102 - Origins and Development of by David (ed.) Evered

By David (ed.) Evered

Chapter 1 Chairman's advent (pages 1–3): B. C. Clarke
Chapter 2 version of vegetation to Soils Containing poisonous Metals ? A try for Conceit (pages 4–19): A. D. Bradshaw
Chapter three version of crops to Mineral rigidity in challenge Soils (pages 20–39): C. D. Foy
Chapter four Plant?Plant Interactions (pages 40–51): E. A. Bell
Chapter five edition of vegetation to Atmospheric pollution (pages 52–72): Thomas C. Hutchinson
Chapter 6 Evolution of Herbicide?Resistant Weeds (pages 73–99): J. Gressel
Chapter 7 Phytoalexins and sickness Resistance Mechanisms from a viewpoint of Evolution and edition (pages 100–118): Joseph Kuc
Chapter eight Insect?Plant Interactions: Endocrine Defences (pages 119–137): W. S. Bowers
Chapter nine Insect?Plant diversifications (pages 138–151): T. R. E. Southwood
Chapter 10 edition of bugs to pesticides (pages 152–166): R. M. Sawicki and that i. Denholm
Chapter eleven Biochemical Mechanisms of Resistance to pesticides (pages 167–189): Ernest Hodgson and Naoki Motoyama
Chapter 12 version of Fungi to Fungitoxic Compounds (pages 190–203): S. G. Georgopoulos
Chapter thirteen Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics (pages 204–218): Naomi Datta
Chapter 14 Evolutionary Relationships between Genes for Antibiotic Resistance (pages 219–232): Julian Davies and Gary Gary
Chapter 15 accent DNAs within the Bacterial Gene Pool: Playground for Coevolution (pages 233–252): Daniel L. Hartl, Daniel E. Dykhuizen and Douglas E. Berg
Chapter sixteen Chairman's last feedback (pages 253–257): B. C. Clarke

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The dead outer scales of the varieties of onion that are resistant to the fungus Colletotrichum circinans have been shown to contain catechol and protocatechuic acid. These compounds dissolve in water and the antifungal solution protects the living parts of the plant (Walker & Stahmann 1955). The resistance of Phaseofus funatus (lima bean) varieties to Phytophthera phaseofi (downy mildew) is related to the bean's content of a resorcinol-type compound (Valenta & Sisler 1962) while the resistance of potato varieties to Phytophtheru infestans is determined by levels of o-diphenol.

Our research has been concerned primarily with aluminium and manganese toxicities in acidic soils and with iron unavailability in calcareous soils. Our PLANT ADAPTATION T O MINERAL STRESS 25 aims are: (1) to identify current and potential mineral stress factors in problem soils; (2) to screen plant germplasm for stress tolerance; (3) to collaborate with plant breeders in developing superior plant genotypes for specific problem soils; (4) to determine the physiological and biochemical mechanisms of differential plant adaptation to mineral stress; ( 5 ) to use plant physiological traits to refine screening procedures and improve soil-plant management practices; (6) to use plant genotypes as indicators of potential mineral stress problems; and (7) to characterize interactions among mineral stress and other environmental factors such as water, light, air pollutants, temperature, pathogens, rhizobia and mycorrhizae.

Crop Sci 20:677 Foy CD 1973 Manganese and plants. In: Lieben J (ed) Manganese. Natl Acad Sci, Wash DC, p 51-76 Foy CD 1983a Plant adaptation to mineral stress in problem soils. Iowa State J Res 57:339-354 Foy CD 1983b The physiology of plant adaptation to mineral stress. Iowa State J Res 57~355-391 Foy CD 1983c Physiological effects of hydrogen, aluminum and manganese toxicities in acid soils. PLANT ADAPTATION TO MINERAL STRESS 31 In: A d a m F (ed) Soil acidity and liming (2nd edn). Am SOCAgron.

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