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Brachypodium distachyon: a new pathosystem to study Fusarium head blight and other Fusarium diseases of wheat

Antoine Peraldi1*, Giovanni Beccari2, Andrew Steed1 and Paul Nicholson1

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1 Department of Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK

2 Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali, Facoltà di Agraria, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Borgo XX Giugno 74, Perugia, 06121, Italy

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BMC Plant Biology 2011, 11:100  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-11-100

Published: 3 June 2011

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Comparison of symptoms following Fg infection on Bd21 and Bd3-1 leaves. Symptoms on leaves of Bd21 and Bd3-1, 120 h following wound inoculation with Fg UK1.

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Comparison of Fg conidial production on Bd21 and Bd3-1 detached leaves. Conidial production following inoculation of Fg UK1 onto Bd21 and Bd3-1 detached leaves, 7 dpi.

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Comparison of necrotic symptoms development following Fg point inoculation on Bd21 and Bd3-1 spikelets. Area under disease progress curve (AUDPC) for lesions of Bd21 and Bd3-1 spikelets point inoculated with Fg UK1.

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Effect of DON treatment on detached wheat leaves infected with Fg or Fc. a) Area under disease progress curve (AUDPC) for lesions following wound-inoculation of wheat (cv. Paragon) leaves with Fg UK1 and Fc GFP1 with or without amendment with DON (75 μM). b) Conidial production (6dpi) on leaves of wheat (cv. Paragon) following wound-inoculation with Fg UK1 and Fc GFP1 with or without amendment with DON (75 μM).

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