tentoxin


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tentoxin

[′ten‚täk·sən]
(plant pathology)
A species-selective pathotoxin produced by the fungus Alternaria alternata that causes variegated chlorosis in cucumber, cotton, lettuce, and many other sensitive plants.
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In tobacco, susceptibility to tentoxin produced by the pathogenic [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 4 OMITTED] fungus Alternaria alternata (tenuis) segregates with the chloroplast (Aviv et al.
Recently, paternal inheritance of tentoxin (pathogen) resistant chloroplasts was demonstrated in a Nicotiana tabacum line containing N.
Evaluation of cytoplasmic segregation in somatic hybrids of Nicotiana: tentoxin sensitivity.