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- Cancho Sanchez, Ester, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Plant cell reports 2015 v.34 no.7 pp. 1201-1209
- Agrobacterium; Botrytis cinerea; Lilium; agronomic traits; bulbs; chitinase; crops; cultivars; financial economics; floriculture; flowering; fungi; gene overexpression; genes; in vitro studies; industry; international trade; new species; ornamental plants; pathogens; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; rice; sporulation; transgenic plants
- ... KEY MESSAGE : Transgenic Lilium lines have been generated by Agrobacterium -mediated transformation that have enhanced resistance to Botrytis cinerea as a consequence of ectopic expression of a rice chitinase gene. The production of ornamentals is an important global industry, with Lilium being one of the six major bulb crops in the world. The international trade in ornamentals is in the order of ...