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- Inglese, S.J., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Phytopathology 2006 v.96 no.7 pp. 718-726
- indigenous species; Senecio vulgaris; Coleosporium; Puccinia; wild relatives; plant pathogenic fungi; pathogenicity; quantitative analysis; disease resistance; plant reproduction; dry matter accumulation; photosynthesis; plant growth; leaf area; United Kingdom
- ... Plant defense strategies against pathogen attack can be divided into either resistance or tolerance. Variation in tolerance is expressed as differences in the relationship between host fitness (or yield) and the degree of infection. Plant tolerance of pathogen attack remains poorly understood both in terms of its specific mechanisms and in terms of the evolutionary processes by which it has arisen ...