EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
52,725,316
Abstracts:
28,411,598
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Selection of citrus limon cell culture variants resistant to the mal secco toxin


Plant Science (Shannon) 53(2): 177-182
Selection of citrus limon cell culture variants resistant to the mal secco toxin
Embryogenic cell cultures of Villafranca lemon capable of growth were selected in the presence of toxin produced by the fungus Phoma tracheiphila, the causal agent of mal-secco. Mal-secco is a serious tracheomycotic disease of lemon (Citrus limon Burm. f.) and citron (C. medica L.). Rigorous clonal selection with the variant line was conducted for six consecutive subcultures. Viability of cell lines was monitored by the use of fluorescein diacetate. The stability of the resistance was examined after growth on non-selective medium for three subcultures. The variant line Var. 1.117 showed stable resistance. Cells of the resistant variant line maintained their embryogenic capacity. Callus induced from the resulting somatic embryos also displayed resistance to the toxin.

Accession: 006380982

DOI: 10.1016/0168-9452(87)90128-2

Download PDF Full Text: Selection of citrus limon cell culture variants resistant to the mal secco toxin



Related references

Is the Phytophthora citrophthora culture filtrate a reliable tool for the in vitro selection of resistant Citrus variants?. Tag. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. Theoretische und Angewandte Genetik 72(4): 569-574, 1986

Selection of elm cell culture variants resistant to ophiostoma ulmi culture filtrate. Journal of Plant Physiology 137(5): 631-634, 1991

Study of the sensitivity of different lemon tree clones to mal-secco (disease caused by the fungus Deuterophoma tracheiphila Petri) Citrus limon.1. Bulletin trimestriel de la Societe mycologique de France7(3): 143-148, 1981

Analysis, by in vitro anther culture, of the androgenetic potential of two Citrus species (Citrus medica and Citrus limon). Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires de Sences de l' Academie des Sciences, D 281(18): 1321-1324, 1975

Tissue culture of maize 5. differential sensitivity of cell lines to amino acid analogs and selection of resistant variants. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences Biological Sciences 32(5-6): 223-228, 1984

Capacidad antifungica de los aceites esenciales de limon (citrus limon l.) y naranja (citrus sisnensis l.). Alimentaria (375): 106-109, 2006

Embryo culture and gel electrophoretic identification of nucellar and zygotic seedlings of Citrus limon (L.) and Citrus sinensis (L.). Discovery and Innovation 5(1): 75-80, 1993

Embryo culture and gel electrophoretic identification of nucellar and zygotic seedlings of Citrus limon and Citrus sinensis. Discovery & Innovation 5(1): 75-80, 1993

Nucellar embryo culture of Citrus sinensis L. and Citrus limon L. African Crop Science Journal 8(2): 109-116, 2000

Plant parasitic nematodes associated with citrus in Mozambique Citrus sinensis, Citrus paradisi, Citrus reticulata, Citrus limon, Citrus jambhiri, frequency, distribution. Agronomia lusitana1(3-4): 213-225, 1982