Definition of Host plant. Meaning of Host plant. Synonyms of Host plant

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Definition of Host plant

Host plant
Host plant Host plant (Agric.) A plant which aids, shelters, or protects another plant in its growth, as those which are used for nurse crops.

Meaning of Host plant from wikipedia

- animals playing host to parasitic worms (e.g. nematodes), cells harbouring pathogenic (disease-causing) viruses, a bean plant hosting mutualistic (helpful)...
- in almost every biome. All parasitic plants have modified roots, called haustoria, which penetrate the host plant, connecting them to the conductive system...
- peroxidases Hy****nsitive response - a rapid host cell death response ****ociated with defence induction. The plant immune system carries two interconnected...
- pathogens colonize living plant tissue and obtain nutrients from living host cells. Necrotrophic fungal pathogens infect and kill host tissue and extract nutrients...
- Plant defense against herbivory or host-plant resistance (HPR) describes a range of adaptations evolved by plants which improve their survival and reproduction...
- ringworm; and plants such as mistletoe, dodder, and the broomrapes. There are six major parasitic strategies of exploitation of animal hosts, namely parasitic...
- the species of the host, the time of attack, and whether any viruses are also present in the host plant. By debilitating the host plant, dodder decreases...
- (Sisymbrium officinale). P. rapae is known to lay eggs singularly on the host plant. The egg is characterized by a yellowish color and 12 longitudinal ridges...
- between two species of host plants, for example between an annual crop and a woody plant. Some species feed on only one type of plant, while others are generalists...
- jumps more than it flies. Its host plants include grapes, stone fruits, and Malus species, although its preferred host is Ailanthus altissima (Chinese...
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