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Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2000 Aug;3(4):305-8.

Costs of resistance.

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Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore 19081, USA. purrington@swarthmore.edu

Abstract

Studies of the reduction of fitness in plants expressing resistance characteristics have always been popular. New techniques for manipulating defense expression have recently resulted in a greater understanding of the mechanisms through which different types of resistance strategies produce costs, especially those costs associated with inducible defenses.

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10873846
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