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Otago scientists tracing Psa’s pathway across border

Peter Griffin posted in on April 4th, 2012.

Samples of  kiwifruit pollen collected from the Bay of Plenty and South Auckland in 2009 and 2010  contain DNA from the bacteria that causes vine canker — Pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae (Psa) — and researchers say there is now evidence that the  disease incursion originated in China. In recent years New Zealand imported only 2kg […]

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