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Powdery mildew is one of the most dreaded plant diseases: The parasitic fungus afflicts crops such as wheat and barley and is responsible for large harvest shortfalls every year.
Plants, too, have an immune system that protects them against diseases.
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New research finds that crop-killing mildews are able to sneak into plants undetected as "stealth bombers" by shedding genes to conceal themselves thus thwarting the plantsâ€™ defenses.
Scientists have sequenced the genome of a major fungal disease that affects barley and other cereal crops, a breakthrough that could lead to significant advances in our understanding of how plant diseases evolve.
In a few years, a sip of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Pinot Noir may include a taste of the â€œShow-Meâ€ State.
Mildew infections not only cause unsightly vegetable patches, they can also result in extensive crop failure.
Powdery mildew is a fungus that infects both crop and ornamental plants. Each year, powdery mildew and other plant pathogens cause immense crop loss.
DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) announces that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has approved the use of RegaliaÂ® in the state of California.
Like waves of soldiers guarding a castle gate, multiple genetic defenders cooperate to protect plant cells against powdery mildew disease, according to a new study. Powdery mildew is a common fungal infection in plants that attacks more than 9,000 species, including many crops such as barley and wheat, and horticultural plants such as roses and cucumbers.
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