g that in our country, a large number of plants of E. globulus are produced by vegetative propagation, the importance of the results found, challenges us to continue studies to elucidate whether these defensive responses persists in the vegetative propagation, in order to be able to produce seedlings with a higher level resistance to C. eucalypti, from mother plants previously induced.

5. Acknowledgements

We thank CONICYT and the Graduate Council of the University of Concepcion for funding granted during the development of Mr. Troncoso’s doctoral studies, CONICYT INSERCION 79100025 and Proyecto de Financiamiento Basal PFB-27.


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