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1993). , 1996). Despite the variations in response observed in different studies, preliminary results indicate that such manipulations may aid the genetic improvement of stress tolerance. Furthermore, they support the hypothesis that tolerance to oxidative stress is important in adaptation to field environments. , 1991). , 1993). Using SO2 or paraquat-induced visual damage to leaves or leaf discs as a screen for tolerance, Aono et al. (1991, 1993) showed enhanced tolerance in these plants. , 1991).
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One possibility for the lack of protection of PSII might reside in the nature of the SOD that was overexpressed. , 1994), where increased resistance to the inhibition of photosynthesis by paraquat was observed. tabacum cv. SR1 protected both the plasmalemma and PSII from paraquat-induced damage. This may suggest that Fe SOD gives better protection in chloroplasts than mitochondrial Mn SOD. , 1990). Transformed tobacco constitutively over-expressing a pea cytosolic Cu/Zn SOD gene in the cytosol were less sensitive to ozone than untransformed controls (Pitcher and Zilinskas, 1996).