John Kerr posted in agriculture • genomics • kiwifruit • PSA • Zespri on May 10th, 2012.
A genetic analysis of several strains of the Psa bacterium, conducted by American and Italian scientists, suggests a Chinese origin for the bacterium that has caused millions of dollars of damage to the New Zealand kiwifruit industry. However, more data from affected New Zealand kiwifruit are needed to complete the picture. The new research, published [...]
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