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The functional analysis of Vitaceae polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein (PGIP) encoding genes overexpressed in tobacco
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Agriculture worldwide is under great pressure to produce enough food in order to sustain the ever-growing world population. Among the many challenges faced by food producers, crop losses and damage ...
Plant defence genes expressed in tobacco and yeast
(Stellenbosch : University of StellenboschUniversity of Stellenbosch, 2002-03)
Pathogen devastation of food products has been the topic of extensive research efforts worldwide. Fungal infections are foremost amongst these pests, contributing not only to losses in product yield, but also significantly ...