February 22, 2012
GM Grapes Use New Protein to Kill Pathogen
Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos National Laboratory
A team of researchers has found a way to ensure that your evening glass of wine will continue to be available, despite the potential attack of Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), a bacterium that causes Pierce’s Disease and poses a significant threat to the California wine industry’s valuable grapevines.
TAGGED: Bacteria, Genetically Modified Crops, Genetically Modified Food, Genetically Modified Organisms, Grapes