Keywords: wheat

Controversial ‘gene drive’ could disarm deadly wheat pathogen

Elizabeth Pennisi,  Science,  2020.
The Fusarium fungus is the bane of every wheat farmer’s existence. Causing wheat scab—also known as head blight—it decimates harvests and contaminates grains with a toxin harmful to people and animals. Now, Australian researchers have come up with a new strategy to combat ...
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