Bacterial raincoat discovery paves way to better crop protection
Fresh insights into how bacteria protect themselves - by forming a waterproof raincoat - could help develop improved products to protect plants from disease.
Rice can 'borrow' stronger immunity from other plant species, study shows
Like most other plants, rice is well equipped with an effective immune system that enables it to detect and fend off disease-causing microbes. But that built-in immunity can be further boosted when the rice ...