Book Volume 33 2013

Piriformospora indica

Sebacinales and Their Biotechnological Applications


ISBN: 978-3-642-33801-4 (Print) 978-3-642-33802-1 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. as Beneficial Root Symbiont

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      Introduction to Sebacinales

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-36

      Morphology and Ultrastructure of Piriformospora indica

    4. Chapter

      Pages 37-52

      Similarity Between Piriformospora indica and Sebacina vermifera Sensu Members of the Order Sebacinales Based on Immunological Techniques

    5. Chapter

      Pages 53-77

      Piriformospora indica: Perspectives and Retrospectives

  3. Sebacinales Interaction with Different Plant Species

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

    2. Chapter

      Pages 81-105

      Distinct but Closely Related Sebacinales form Mycorrhizae with Coexisting Ericaceae and Orchidaceae in a Neotropical Mountain Area

    3. Chapter

      Pages 107-117

      Impact of Piriformospora indica on Tomato

    4. Chapter

      Pages 119-137

      Effect of Piriformospora indica on Enhanced Biosynthesis of Anticancer Drug, Podophyllotoxin, in Plant Cell Cultures of Linum album

    5. Chapter

      Pages 139-147

      Piriformospora indica Promotes Growth of Chinese Cabbage by Manipulating Auxin Homeostasis: Role of Auxin in P. indica Symbioses

    6. Chapter

      Pages 149-171

      Cocultivation of Piriformospora indica with Medicinal Plants: Case Studies

    7. Chapter

      Pages 173-190

      Biophysical Phenomics: Evaluation of the Impact of Mycorrhization with Piriformospora indica

    8. Chapter

      Pages 191-199

      Enhanced Productivity Associated with Tripartite Symbiosis Between Phaseolus, Rhizobia, and Piriformospora indica: In Presence of Vermicompost

    9. Chapter

      Pages 201-219

      Inhibitory Interactions of Rhizobacteria with the Symbiotic Fungus Piriformospora indica

  4. Resistance Against Biotic and Abiotic Stress Factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

    2. Chapter

      Pages 223-237

      Root-Based Innate Immunity and Its Suppression by the Mutualistic Fungus Piriformospora indica

    3. Chapter

      Pages 239-250

      Role of Defense Compounds in the Beneficial Interaction Between Arabidopsis thaliana and Piriformospora indica

    4. Chapter

      Pages 251-261

      A Mixed Bag: The Plant Growth-Promoting Sebacina vermifera Impairs Defense Mechanisms Against Herbivores

    5. Chapter

      Pages 263-281

      Piriformospora indica Versus Salt Stress

  5. and Macronutrients for Plants

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

    2. Chapter

      Pages 285-293

      Plant Nitrogen Use Efficiency May Be Improved Through Symbiosis with Piriformospora indica

    3. Chapter

      Pages 295-307

      Role of Piriformospora indica in Sulfur Metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana

    4. Chapter

      Pages 309-321

      “Electrotransformation” Transformation System for Root Endophytic Fungus Piriformospora indica

  6. Experimental Protocols for Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 323-323

    2. Chapter

      Pages 325-343

      Standardized Conditions to Study Beneficial and Nonbeneficial Traits in the Piriformospora indica/Arabidopsis thaliana Interaction

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