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- Nonomura, Teruo; Xu, Ling; Wada, Mizuki; Kawamura, Shuzou; Miyajima, Takemasa; Nishitomi, Ayae; Kakutani, Koji; Takikawa, Yoshihiro; Matsuda, Yoshinori; Toyoda, Hideyoshi
- Plant science 2009 v.176 no.1 pp. 31-37
- plant exudates, etc ; tomatoes; wild plants; conidia; trichomes; Solanum pennellii var. pennellii; powdery mildew; Oidium neolycopersici; spore germination; antifungal properties; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... Secretion by glandular trichomes is thought to be a strategy to retain moisture water on leaves under drought conditions. In the wild tomato species Lycopersicon pennellii exudates accumulate at the apical terminal of the trichome, forming a bulbous head. During a 30s mist treatment, the exudates condensed moisture water to form water drops on the trichome heads, and water drops were absorbed thro ...