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What does SAR stand for?

SAR stands for Systemic Acquired Resistance

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It can activate gene expression for better utilization of seed-stored nutrients; promote rooting for better water and nutrient utilization; and trigger Systemic Acquired Resistance for greater plant vigor and survivability.
Ultimately, the researchers would like to understand enough about how systemic acquired resistance develops to create a "vaccine" that would mobilize this defense system prior to any infection, she adds.