The genetic basis of plants’ battle against witchweeds: linking immune responses to distinct resistance mechanisms.

Jhu MY, Kawa D, Brady SM

Published: 13 September 2023 in Journal of experimental botany
Keywords: Striga, Cell type-specific defence, cell wall-based resistance, hypersensitive response, inducible defence, lignin, parasitic plants, post-attachment resistance
Pubmed ID: 37702012
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erad305

This article comments on: Mutinda S, Mobegi FM, Hale B, Dayou O, Ateka E, Wijeratne A, Wicke S, Bellis ES, Runo S. 2023. Resolving intergenotypic Striga resistance in sorghum. Journal of Experimental Botany 74, 5294–5306.