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2018-02-06T08:00:00.0000000Z
An example of stem rust. Photo by John Innes Center

UPI https://www.upi.com/Study-warns-of-return-of-forgotten-crop-pathogen/7181518103653/

"There is the potential for stem rust to become an ever-increasing threat across Europe," cereal pathologist Paul Fenwick said.

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2018-02-05T18:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-02-bacterial-superheroes-day-crops.html#jCp

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

The bacterium SA187 has been isolated from the root nodules of an indigenous desert plant that grows in Saudi Arabia. …

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2018-02-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189159/Ozone-treatment-reduces-rot

Citrus fruits have a tissue pH below 4 and are therefore heavily subjected to fungal attacks during the post-harvest phase. Penicillium italicum and P. …
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2018-02-05T14:00:00.0000000Z
Ug99 stem rust on wheat ( Copyright: CIMMYT Images (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)/flickr)
SciDevNet Speed read
  • Spread of ‘black rust’ through Yemen a risk for wheat crops in Africa, Asia, Europe
  • North African country is key to tracking, containing strains of the fungus
  • FAO and local authorities intensify control with coordination, training …
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2018-02-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: Sat 3 Feb 2018 00:00 IST Source: The Hindu [edited] <http://www. …

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2018-02-05T08:00:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180207102629.htm

By Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
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CRISPR/Cas systems are known as promising "gene scissors" in the genome editing of plants, animals, and …
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2018-02-05T08:00:00.0000000Z

Science Daily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180205154151.htm

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Researchers have pinpointed the identity of a toxin used by a soil-dwelling bacterium that protects …
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2018-02-04T18:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189100/Citrus-black-spot-new-evidence-reviewed

CEFSA’s plant health experts have reviewed a study that suggests the pathogen which causes citrus black spot disease (CBS) is present in Europe. …
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2018-02-01T18:00:00.0000000Z
PhysOrg

US Department of Energy 

Like most of us, trees don't want to be eaten alive.

To prevent this gruesome fate, they developed extremely tough cell walls around 400 million years …

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