Table I.

Effect of Mi silencing on nematode invasion on tomato

Experiment 1Experiment 2
GallsEgg MassesnGallsEgg Massesn
Money Maker150 ± 9134 ± 142301 ± 40284 ± 385
Rossol TRV-2b-Mi17 ± 44 ± 11069 ± 1016 ± 48
Rossol TRV-2b-GFP0091 ± 12 ± 15
Rossol Mock002005
  • Mean number of galls and egg masses per plant observed in two independent nematode infection experiments on control or silenced tomato plants ±se (n = number of plants analyzed).