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The Xoo infection cause huge yield losses to the cultivation of which of the following?

Solution


  • Xanthomonas oryzaepv. oryzae, or commonly known as Xoo infection, cause huge yield losses to rice cultivation throughout the world.
  • Xoo causes a serious bacterial leaf blight disease in rice. It is also known as Bacterial blight. Xoo is a gram-negative bacteria.
  • Centre for Plant Molecular Biology (CPMB) have uncovered the mechanism by which rice is treated with cellulase, a cell wall degrading enzyme secreted by Xoo which induces rice immune responses and protects rice from subsequent infections by Xoo.

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