Interaction of a plant cell with pathogens in conditions of changed gravity

1Nedukha, OM
1M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2002, 8 ;(Supplement2):448-451
Publication Language: Ukrainian
Abstract: 
The literature data on microorganisms' reactions to the effect of microgravity and the results of the space experiment on the study of the interaction of the plant-pathogen system in the conditions of real space flight are given. It has been established that microgravity accelerates the defeat of soybean seedlings by phytopathogenic fungus Phytophthora sojae. The most sensitive pathogen infection was the root system, where complete destruction of meristem cells, tensile zone and root hairs zone occurred.
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