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Crop Killing Fungi
2012-10-19 05:11:14

A survey conducted among researchers resulted in a list of the most important phytopathogenic fungi, with each researcher choosing three that he or she thought most significant. The fungi that received the most votes formed the list.

2011-03-09 13:50:50

Smut fungi are agents of disease responsible for significant crop losses worldwide.

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2010-04-15 07:13:22

A tumor-causing maize fungus with the unsavory-sounding name "corn smut" wields different weapons from its genetic arsenal depending on which part of the plant it infects.

2008-07-19 00:00:22

By LARRY CAPLAN As is usual for this time of year, numerous insect, disease and weather-related problems are creating problems for local gardeners. One interesting injury I'm getting a surprising number of calls on deals with the fruit of blackberries.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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