1) Growing of plants (in vivo or in vitro) at an elevated temperature to eradicate plant pathogens from the meristematic area of infected plants. Usually combined with meristem-tip culture to make virus-free clones. 2) Treatment of seeds with elevated temperature to kill pathogenic microorganisms.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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