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1Plant Protection TraitsLecture 6Monday November 03, 2008Herbicide ToleranceCore Concepts:Infinite germplasmSingle dominant genesChemical herbicide selectivityTolerance vs detoxification1.Well defined mode of action2.Defined specific target, typically one step in an essential pathway binding to one site of the target protein3.Lethal consequences that are reversible by adding the end product4.Selective toxicity with low mammalian toxicity
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