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Journal of Plant Growth Regulation

, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 246–260 | Cite as

Involvement of Jasmonic Acid and Derivatives in Plant Response to Pathogen and Insects and in Fruit Ripening

  • Hugo Peña-Cortés
  • Paula Barrios
  • Fernando Dorta
  • Victor Polanco
  • Carolina Sánchez
  • Elizabeth Sánchez
  • Ingrid Ramírez
Article

Abstract

The jasmonate pathway plays a crucial role not only in defense against notorious pests and pathogens but also in plant development. In addition to the well documented evidence demonstrating the role of jasmonates in plant protection against bacteria and fungi, it has also become clear that induced resistance to herbivores in many, if not all, plants is mediated by the jasmonate pathway. This pathway plays important roles in defense against not only insects but also against at least one other class of arthropod, Arachnida. Jasmonates are produced naturally by climacteric and nonclimacteric fruits thereby inducing ethylene production and enhancing the production of the aromas in climacteric fruits. All these results together and advances in the manipulation of the pathway hold promise for future strategies in agriculture.

Key words Oxylipins Jasmonate Pathogen response Insects Plant development Fruit ripening 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo Peña-Cortés
    • 1
  • Paula Barrios
    • 1
  • Fernando Dorta
    • 1
  • Victor Polanco
    • 1
  • Carolina Sánchez
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Sánchez
    • 1
  • Ingrid Ramírez
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Biotecnologia “D. Alkalay L.”Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa MariaValparaisoChile

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