Open Access Research article

MAPK-dependent JA and SA signalling in Nicotiana attenuata affects plant growth and fitness during competition with conspecifics

Stefan Meldau1*, Lynn Ullman-Zeunert1, Geetha Govind12, Stefan Bartram3 and Ian T Baldwin1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans-Knöll-Str.8, Jena, D-07745, Germany

2 Current address: Department of Molecular Genetics, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstr.3, Gatersleben, D-06466, Germany

3 Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans-Knöll-Str.8, Jena, D-07745, Germany

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BMC Plant Biology 2012, 12:213  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-213

Published: 13 November 2012

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Table S1. Statistical analyses and their P values.

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Figure S1. Representative pictures of the competition setups.

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Figure S2. Nitrogen contents of seeds of competing plants.

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