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The ascomycete pathogen Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is a necrotrophic pathogen on over 400 known host plants, and is the causal agent of white mold on dry bean. Currently, there are no known cultivars of dry bean with complete resistance to white mold. For more than...

["Agricultural Science","Genetics","Mycology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3311v2
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Petriella setifera is poorly-known species with only fragmentary information in literature and with published partial genome about the fungal species. Therefore, the aim of the study was an analysis of the intraspecific genetic and functional diversity of new isolated...

["Agricultural Science","Ecology","Microbiology","Mycology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3353v1
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Dispersal events between habitat patches in a landscape mosaic can structure ecological communities and influence the functioning of agrosystems. Here we investigated whether short-distance dispersal events between vineyard and forest patches shape foliar fungal...

["Agricultural Science","Ecology","Microbiology","Mycology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2458v1
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Recent meta-analyses of plant responses to biochar boast positive average effects of between 10 and 40 %. Plant responses, however, vary greatly across systems, and null or negative biochar effects are increasingly reported. The mechanisms responsible for such...

["Agricultural Science","Environmental Sciences","Mycology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2123v1
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Development of tools to identify species, genotypes, or novel strains of invasive organisms is critical for monitoring emergence and implementing rapid response measures. Molecular markers, although critical to identifying species or genotypes, require bioinformatic...

["Agricultural Science","Bioinformatics","Microbiology","Mycology","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2005v1
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Recently, selenium (Se) enriched mushrooms have been exploited as diary Se supplements, but our knowledge of the metabolism process during the Se enrichment process is far from complete. In this study, the uptake, toxicity and reduction of selenite in a widely...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Mycology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1660v1
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Agmatine and other putrescines are known strong inducers of deoxynivalenol (DON) production in Fusarium graminearum. Other important cereal species produce DON and/or other trichothecene type B toxins (3 acetylated DON, 15 Acetylated DON, Fusarenon-X, Nivalenol)...

["Agricultural Science","Mycology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1522v1
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Sikkim is an Indian state with unique cultural and natural landscape. Being rich in bioresources, earlier biodiversity explorations have led to enumeration of varied flora and fauna. However, fungi being an important biodiversity component, and especially, the...

["Agricultural Science","Biodiversity","Ecology","Microbiology","Mycology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.953v1
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