Navigation Links

Tag: "blight" at biology news

Potato blight pathogenicity explained by genome plasticity

...s to adapt to their environments. The potato late blight pathogen, known to scientists as Phytophthora infestans , is a fungus-like organism that was responsible for the Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s and continues to cause devastating agricultural losses worldwide today. Infected plants are characteri...

Bacteria give up secrets in war waged on plants

... ranging from bacterial speck in tomatoes and fire blight in apples and pears can devastate crops. Human bacterial pathogens use a similar basic principle to cause diseases. "Bacterial diseases are generally difficult to control," said He, who works in the MSU-Department of Energy Plant Research Laborator...

Malaria, potato famine pathogen share surprising trait

...a infestans, the microbe that triggers late potato blight in vegetables including potatoes, soybeans and tomatoes. "It sounds crazy, but it's not totally ridiculous to consider such a drug," said Kamoun, who is an expert on the Phytophthora group of pathogens. He conducted the study with lead author Kastur...

Virginia Tech helping to develop higher quality, disease-resistant wheat varieties

... mildew, leaf rust, stripe rust, and fusarium head blight result in significant losses in yield and quality each year. For example, researchers will be identifying and using DNA markers to select varieties possessing genes conferring durable resistant to powdery mildew, which causes annual crop loss of 10 ...

Finding rewrites the evolutionary history of the origin of potatoes

...potato production. Potato diseases such as late blight can cause significant economic damage to farmers in America and throughout the world. "As a taxonomist, my job is to help determine what is a species and to classify those species into related groups," Spooner explains. "Other scientists use these ...

Lethal needle blight epidemic may be related to climate change

...d spores of pathogen Biologists studying a lethal blight of lodgepole pines in northwestern British Columbia present strong evidence in the September issue of BioScience that climate change is to blame for the outbreak. The blight, caused by the fungus Dothistroma septosporum, causes trees to lose their ne...

Researchers find gene that may be at root of potato blight

... suspect plays an important role in triggering the blight that wiped out Ireland's potato crops a century-an...said. "Disturbing reports predict that potato late blight could cause food shortages and hunger in several parts of the world." He added that the spread of P...

1

Other Tags
(Date:8/21/2014)... fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and other itchy, flaky ... further global reachesincluding Hawaiian coral reefs and the extreme ... A review in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens ... fungi of the genus Malassezia in light ... from around the world. , University of Hawai,i at ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... is a key region in the global oceanic circulation. "On ... warm Atlantic water flows to the north into the Arctic ... and sea ice push their way out of the Arctic ... water cools here on its way to the north and ... in this manner drives the global band of oceanic currents ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has ... consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate ... and chemotherapeutic compounds for targeted drug delivery. ... and research faculty from Louisiana Tech,s biomedical ... create filament extruders that can make medical-quality ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus 2Arctic sea ice influenced force of the Gulf Stream 2Arctic sea ice influenced force of the Gulf Stream 3Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants 2Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants 3
(Date:8/23/2014)... (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Teen drug ... Carolina. It’s no different in Wilmington, NC. Substance abuse ... are falling victim to drug and alcohol dependency in ... are looking to overcome substance abuse, but don’t know ... adolescent treatment facility can be a challenge because most ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... The IT manager of Top10BestSEOHosting.com is a web ... He has recently announced that GoDaddy ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/GoDaddy.com/ ) ... , GoDaddy is a popular supplier of cheap web ... solutions at affordable rates. It offers three Linux shared ... depend on the length of the contract. The longest ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online ... Health Plans. , According to Zane Benefits, employers are ... lower the cost of healthcare without reducing coverage for ... however, can be confusing. , The new guide contains ... main types of ABHPs. It also explains the ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Recently, UWDress.com, a leading online supplier of ... new range of empire bridesmaid dresses to its ... a summer promotion for these high quality items. All of ... to 75 percent off. , The company’s new items ... efficient assistance on its website. It is true that all ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ... now offering a new teeth whitening technique. Air polishing ... regular cleaning appointments. , Dark teeth can be caused ... two categories: external stains and internal stains. External stains ... stains can be caused by certain medications, such as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Troubled Teens Wilmington Helpline Guides Adolescents to the Path of Recovery 2Health News:Discounted Empire Bridesmaid Dresses Online At UWDress.com 2Health News:Japantown Dental Introduces Air Polishing 2
Other Contents