By David C. Sigee

Bringing jointly bacterial constitution and serve as, taxonomy, environmental microbiology, induction and improvement of plant affliction, molecular genetics and illness keep an eye on, Dr Sigee unifies the sector, whilst emphasising interesting advancements in telephone and molecular biology. The publication is written in a transparent and concise demeanour, illustrated with various tables, diagrams and images.

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H. Richmond. Chichester: Wiley. Osman S. , Fett W. F. & Fishman M. L. (1986). Exopolysaccharides of the phytopathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea. J. Bacteriol 166, 66-71. Pugsley A. P. & Schwartz M. (1985). Export and secretion of proteins by bacteria. FEMS MicrobioL Rev. 32, 3-38. Romantschuk M. & Bamford D. H. (1985a). Chromosomally coded pili of Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola function as adhesins in early steps of halo blight of bean. In Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Proceedings 6th International Conference on Plant Pathology and Bacteria, ed.

The extraction of MLOs from infected plant tissue is limited both by 30 Bacterial plant pathology their fragility (and resulting ease of damage during tissue processing) and by the presence of contaminating plant material. These problems have been overcome to some extent by new techniques of homogenisation and centrifugation. Recent procedures developed by Jiang and Chen (1987), for example, on aster yellow disease of lettuce have succeeded in isolating a relatively uniform preparation of aster yellow MLO, the causal agent of this disease.

El-Masry M. H. & Sigee D. C. (1989). Electron probe X-ray microanalysis of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tabaci isolated from inoculated tobacco leaves. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol. 34, 557-73. Epton H. A. , Sigee D. C. & Passmoor M. (1977). The influence on pathogenicity of ultrastructural changes in Pseudomonas phaseolicola during lesion development. In Current Topics in Plant Pathology, ed. Z. Kiraly. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado. Fett W. , Osman S. , Fishman M. L. & Siebles T. S. (1986). Alginate production by plant-pathogenic pseudomonads.

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