Question
Asked 21st Mar, 2016

Decoy model and opposing selectin forces?

In decoy model, in susceptible plant which is without R-prt or guard prt decoy prt plays the role of a sink and reduces the number of successful effector-operative gaudees interactions. While this causes reduction in pathoen fitness why the decoy prt should undergo evasive evolution which translates into higher pathogen fitness?

Similar questions and discussions

Related Publications

Article
Early response genes encoding potential regulators of pathogen and wound-induced plant responses have been identified using gene expression profiling.
Chapter
Evolutionary Dynamics of Plant-Pathogen Interactions - by Jeremy J. Burdon January 2019
Got a technical question?
Get high-quality answers from experts.