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Silencing of the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases (MAPK) Fus3 and Slt2 in Pseudocercospora fijiensis Reduces Growth and Virulence on Host Plants
(Frontiers in Plant Science, 2018)
Pseudocercospora fijiensis, causal agent of the black Sigatoka disease (BSD) of Musa spp., has spread globally since its discovery in Fiji 1963 to all the banana and plantain growing areas across the globe. It is becoming ...
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of pseudocercospora fijiensis to determine the role of PfHog1 in osmotic stress regulation and virulence modulation
(Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017)
Black Sigatoka disease, caused by Pseudocercospora fijiensis is a serious constraint to banana production worldwide. The disease continues to spread in new ecological niches and there is an urgent need to develop strategies ...