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Auxin as a player in the biocontrol of Fusarium head blight disease of barley and its potential as a disease control agent

Carloalberto Petti12*, Kathrin Reiber1, Shahin S Ali1, Margaret Berney1 and Fiona M Doohan3

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1 Molecular Plant-Pathogen Interaction Group, School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Science Education and Research Centre West, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

2 Current address: Department of Horticulture, Science Centre North, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 40502, USA

3 UCD School of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Room 148, Science Education and Research Centre West, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

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BMC Plant Biology 2012, 12:224  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-224

Published: 22 November 2012

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Table S1. Identification of hormone-responsive cis-acting elements within the 5’-region of barley genes potentiated by Pseudomonas fluorescens (strain MKB 158) to respond to attack by Fusarium culmorum (strain FCF200).

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Figure S1. Effect of hormones on the in vitro growth of Fusarium culmorum (strain FCF200) on potato dextrose agar.

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