Publication type: Book part
Type of review: Editorial review
Title: Spatial transcriptional response of plants induced by compatible pathogens and its potential use in biosensor plants
Authors: Fahrentrapp, Johannes
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-816030-5.00006-9
Published in: Applied Plant Biotechnology for Improving Resistance to Biotic Stress
Editors of the parent work: Poltronieri, Palmiro
Hong, Yiguo
Page(s): 137
Pages to: 149
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Academic Press
Publisher / Ed. Institution: San Diego
ISBN: 978-0-12-816030-5
Language: English
Subjects: Spatio-Temporal Transcription; Pathogen Infection; Transcriptome; RNA-seq; RT-PCR; Biosensor; Pest Management Strategies
Subject (DDC): 572: Biochemistry
580: Plants (Botany)
Abstract: Crop plants are challenged by several abiotic and biotic stresses. The biotic stresses may be caused by, among others, microorganisms such as fungi, oomycetes, bacteria, and viruses. Therefore, plant agriculture relies on managements strategies like, for instance, applying pesticides, planting resistant cultivars, bio control, and ancillary measures such as crop rotation. Pesticides can be applied prior to pathogen infection (i.e. protective) or post pathogen infection (i.e. curative), yet the latter relies on the timely detection of symptoms, which is often not feasible. In order to increase the visibility of symptoms of diseased crops and to engineer ‘pseudo symptoms’, it is crucial to gain a detailed understanding of the temporal and spatial reactions of the host plant to infections. This chapter summarizes research on the spatial gene expression as a response to pathogen attack in compatible plants. In several cases an early (<24h post inoculation) differential gene expression was measured in non-inoculated tissues of partially inoculated plants. The intensity of regulation was reported lower in systemic tissue than in local tissue. Systemically induced genes could be useful for engineering biosensor plants which indicate infection early enough for curative and site-specific pesticide treatments.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Life Sciences and Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Natural Resource Sciences (IUNR)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: Systemic disease response of Solanum lycopersicon
Appears in collections:Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management

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