Keywords: Nilaparvata lugens
Stable Introduction of Plant-Virus-Inhibiting Wolbachia into Planthoppers for Rice ProtectionJ. T. Gong, Y. Li, T. P. Li, Y. Liang, L. Hu, D. Zhang, C. Y. Zhou, C. Yang, X. Zhang, S. S. Zha, X. Z. Duan, L. A. Baton, X. Y. Hong, A. A. Hoffmann and Z. Xi, Current Biology, 30:4837-4845.e5. 2020.
Progress has been made in developing the maternally inherited endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia as a tool for protecting humans from mosquito-borne diseases. In contrast, Wolbachia-based approaches have not yet been developed for the protection of plants from insect pests and ...
Keywords: brown plant hopper, cytoplasmic incompatibility, dengue, gene drive natural, immunity, Nilaparvata lugens, viruses, wolbachia
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