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Masking of Spike-disease Symptoms in Santalum album (Linn.)

Sreenivasaya, M (1930) Masking of Spike-disease Symptoms in Santalum album (Linn.). In: Nature, 126 (3190). p. 957.

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Abstract

DURING the course of disease transmission studies, it was found that certain stocks for long periods did not exhibit the characteristic symptoms of the disease, and were therefore believed to represent disease-resistant varieties. The leaf tissue from such operated and disease-resistant varieties was found non-infective as shown by transmission experiments conducted with the leaf on susceptible stocks. Two such plants on being accidentally injured—in one case by a borer, and by wind in the other, both involving the removal of much foliage—exhibited the characteristic symptoms during the course of 15 days after the accident, with sprouting of the dormant buds.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Nature Publishing Group.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2008 10:53
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:51
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/16309

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