Lesion mimic mutants (LMMs) constitutively and spontaneously display genetic lesions (necrotic spots of dead cells) in the absence of pathogenic infection, identical to disease-caused lesions
R. Sridhar, is now, an Independent Researcher after 48 years of research in rice pathology including doctoral (Annamalai University, India), post-doctoral (IRRI, the Philippines) and service at the ICAR-National (Central) Rice Research Institute, India), together with 10 years of consulting in a not-for-profit, GLP-based non-clinical testing facility (IIBAT, India).
Ph.D., Annamalai University, India (1970)
M.Sc.(Ag), Annamalai University, India (1965)
B.Sc.(Ag), Annamalai University, India (196
Effectors, predominantly of proteinaceous in nature are secretions by pathogenic bacteria and, filamentous oomycete and fungi intended to neutralise the first layer of defense termed