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necrotroph

(ˈnɛkrəʊˌtrəʊf)
n
(Zoology) a parasitic organism that kills the living cells of its host and then feeds on the dead matter
necrotrophic adj
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There are no resistant cereal varieties available and no reliable chemical control options to effectively reduce disease impacts from this necrotrophic pathogen which causes infection on seminal and crown roots over long periods (Gupta et al.
Defence signalling against biotrophic pathogen usually involve JA-mediated signalling whereas defence against necrotrophic pathogens involves SA-mediated signalling.
Necrotrophic fungal plant pathogens display different mechanisms to counteract grape chitinase and thaumatin-like protein.
Melzer et al., "Autophagy differentially controls plant basal immunity to biotrophic and necrotrophic pathogens," The Plant Journal, vol.
Phytotoxic Nep1-like proteins from the necrotrophic fungus Botrytis cinerea associate with membranes and the nucleus of plant cells.
In both systems, the inoculum of necrotrophic fungi usually survives until the next wheat growth season as potential inoculum of new pathogen infections.
Ethylene and jasmonic acid (JA) are well known to be the defense hormones in combating necrotrophic pathogens [17, 18].
Elmaghraby et al., "Pectin methylesterase is induced in Arabidopsis upon infection and is necessary for a successful colonization by necrotrophic pathogens," Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, vol.