Leaf senescence and increased virus susceptibility in tobacco: The effect of abscisic acid

E. Balázs, R. Gáborjányi, Z. Király

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Abstract

Previous reports associating leaf senescence with increased susceptibility to virus infections were supported by the results of experiments with abscisic acid. The aging effect of ABA increased both the number of lesions produced in tobacco leaves when infected by tobacco mosaic virus and also increased multiplication of the virus in the leaves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-346
Number of pages6
JournalPhysiological Plant Pathology
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1973

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