February 22, 2012

GM Grapes Use New Protein to Kill Pathogen

Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos National Laboratory


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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.

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TAGGED: Bacteria, Genetically Modified Crops, Genetically Modified Food, Genetically Modified Organisms, Grapes

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