News tagged with fungicide

Effective Imitation: New chitinase inhibitors

(PhysOrg.com) -- The chitin-degrading enzymes known as chitinases are not just important to insects with chitin shells and to their predators, they also seem to be involved in the establishment of parasites in the human body ...

dateMar 08, 2010 in Biochemistry
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New keys to control garlic rot

Researchers at the UPM have revealed decisive aspects to address the control of the fusariosis, a disease caused by garlic rot during storage.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Other
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Revealing how a potato disease takes hold

Late blight is an economically devastating disease for potato farmers worldwide, causing tens of billions of dollars worth of damage each year. Phytophthora infestans, the causal agent of late blight, has ...

dateDec 22, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Fungus-on-Fungus Fight Could Benefit Chickpeas

(PhysOrg.com) -- The fungus Ascochyta rabiei threatens chickpea crops the world over. But now this blight-causing pathogen could meet its match in Aureobasidium pullulans, a rival fungus that Agricultural ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Ecology
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Tough New Spuds Take on Double Trouble

(PhysOrg.com) -- Americans love potatoes, consuming about 130 pounds per person annually. But it's a wonder the spuds even make it to the dinner table, given the many fungal diseases that attack the tuber ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Biotechnology
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