News tagged with resistant plants

Bioscience researchers defeating potato blight

Researchers funded by the BBSRC Crop Science Initiative have made a discovery that could instigate a paradigm shift in breeding resistance to late blight – a devastating disease of potatoes and tomatoes costing the industry ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Biotechnology
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New defenses deployed against plant diseases

An international team led by scientists at the Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, UK, have transferred broad spectrum resistance against some important plant diseases across different plant families. This breakthrough ...

dateMar 14, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Keeping pace with plant pathogens

In the battle between diseases and plants—constant, changing and centuries old—scientists and farmers usually arm themselves through classical breeding, crossing varieties in the hopes of eventually reaching ...

dateAug 16, 2013 in Biotechnology
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