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Control of Host Susceptibility and Solute Transport by Metabolites of Venturia inaequalis

Naturevolume 212pages211212 (1966) | Download Citation



Venturia inaequalis, the causal fungus of the apple scab disease, is a facultative parasite with a high degree of host specificity but very simple nutritional requirements1. In view of this it seemed possible that a unique process might be involved in pathogenicity.

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    Kirkham, D. S., J. Gen. Microbiol., 16, 360 (1957).

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    Kirkham, D. S., J. Gen. Microbiol., 17, 491 (1957).

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    Kirkham, D. S., and Hunter, L. D., Ann. App. Biol., 55, 359 (1965).

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  1. East Malling Research Station, East Malling, Maidstone, Kent

    • D. S. KIRKHAM
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