Interplant Aboveground Signaling Prompts Upregulation of Auxin Promoter and Malate Transporter as Part of Defensive Response in the Neighboring Plants

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Sweeney, Connor; Lakshmanan, Venkatachalam; Bais, Harsh P.;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science,volume 8 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5395557, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00595
  • Subject: Bacillus subtilis | Plant Science | beneficial microbes | Original Research | malic acid | wounding | microbiome | VOCs
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When disrupted by stimuli such as herbivory, pathogenic infection, or mechanical wounding, plants secrete signals such as root exudates and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The emission of VOCs induces a response in the neighboring plant communities and can improve pl... View more
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