Tag: "pear" at biology news
New bacteria test could improve quality of fruit and vegetable juice
...cterium found in apple, carrot, tomato, orange and pear
juices, tropical fruit juices and juice blends. The bacterium won't cause human sickness, but it affects flavor and results in spoilage. Currently, a number of different testing methods are utilized, some of which yield false negative results. T...
Plants give up answers in the war on bacteria
...es in 2000 alone and all but eliminated commercial pear
crops in Michigan for that year. He also sees useful human health implications. Understanding that animal pathogens, like dangerous E. coli, cannot easily gain access inside the plant helps scientists know how to best combat bacteria that cause foo...