Not in your usual Top 10 : protists that infect plants and algae

Arne Schwelm*, Julia Badstöber, Simon Bulman, Nicolas Desoignies, Mohammad Etemadi, Richard E. Falloon, Claire M.M. Gachon, Anne Legreve, Julius Lukeš, Ueli Merz, Anna Nenarokova, Martina Strittmatter, Brooke K. Sullivan, Sigrid Neuhauser

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Abstract

Fungi, nematodes and oomycetes belong to the most prominent eukaryotic plant pathogenic organisms. Unicellular organisms from other eukaryotic lineages, commonly addressed as protists, also infect plants. This review provides an introduction to plant pathogenic protists, including algae infecting oomycetes, and their current state of research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1029-1044
Number of pages16
JournalMolecular Plant Pathology
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • algae
  • phytomonas
  • phytomyxae
  • plant pathogens
  • plasmodiophorids
  • protist
  • stramenopiles

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