Plant Toxin Analysis

Plant Toxin Analysis

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Chemical defence by means of toxins poisonous to other organisms, be they animals or plants, is widespread amongst the plant kingdom - including microorganisms as well. This book embraces the analysis of a wide range of plant toxins and this fills a gap in the plant pathology and ecological biochemistry fields. The topics covered include toxic extracellular enzymes, host selective toxins, elicitors, phototoxins, aflatoxins, mycotoxins, and ecotoxic substance tests by pollen germination and growth. The analytical procedures, which are used to evaluate the toxins, are covered in such a way that the reader is able to carry them out mostly solely by following the detailed descriptions.(1979), who isolated a race-specific suppressor from the potato/Phytophthora infestans system. At present it is not possible to make a general decision in favour of one or the other of these models. In contrast, this Chapter ... The homogenate was sonicated for 15 min and centrifuged at 20000 g for 30 min. Suppressor activityanbsp;...

Title:Plant Toxin Analysis
Author:Hans F. Linskens, John F. Jackson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-09


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