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Immunity gene fusions uncovered in plants

Plant health and interaction with microbes is maintained by intricate antennas - plant immune receptors. A certain class of receptors is turning out to be highly informative about plant disease resistance.

dateFeb 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Research team cracks the walnut genome

Scientists at UC Davis have for the first time sequenced the genome of a commercial walnut variety. The information should accelerate the rate of breeding and variety improvement in walnuts and help breeders select for desired ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Ecology
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