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COST Action SUSTAIN - FA1208 - Pathogen-informed strategies for sustainable broad-spectrum crop resistance

WG1 Pathogen effectors and virulence

Identification of central effectors of important pathogens of cereals and solanaceous crop plants.

- Establishment of whole genome effector complements of cereal and solanaceous plant pathogens.

- Functional analysis of effector proteins by gain- and loss-of-function analysis.

- Localisation of effectors in planta and during disease development.


Bart Thomma (NL)

Wageningen University

WG1 Leader

John Jones (UK)

James Hutton Institute

WG1 Leader