News tagged with bacterial disease

The 'Speck'-ter haunting New York tomato fields

The 2015 growing season was a tough one for tomato researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute, as bacterial speck disease descended on their field, but those infected plants may one day save others from a similar, spotted ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Biotechnology
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How does your microbiome grow?

It is increasingly clear that the thousands of different bacteria living in our intestinal tract - our microbiome - have a major impact on our health. But the details of the microbiome's effects are still fairly murky. A ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Area-wide management a must for Asian citrus psyllid

The Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) carries a bacterial pathogen that causes citrus greening disease (huanglongbing), which is destroying trees in many countries and states, including Florida. It's been estimated ...

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Ecology
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