August 1, 2011
Plant Pathogens Employ Limited Tactics
University of North Carolina, University of North Carolina
Univ. of North Carolina
Every year, plant diseases wipe out millions of tons of crops, lead to the waste of valuable water resources and cause farmers to spend tens of billions of dollars battling them.
Now a new discovery from a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-led research team may help tip the war between plants and pathogens in favor of flora.
TAGGED: parasites, bacterial infection, plants