Dacia Herbulock posted in bacteria • evolution • horizontal gene transfer • kiwifruit • Massey University • Plant & Food Research • plant disease • plasmids • PSA • University of Otago on February 28th, 2013.
Scientists have mapped the genome of the bacteria responsible for virulent kiwifruit vine disease Psa, providing evidence for the origins and future biosecurity implications of the ongoing outbreak. The University of Otago team’s study, preliminary results of which were released last year, are published in final form today in the open access journal PLOS ONE. The researchers analysed […]
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