Gene jockeys fight fusarium head

01-10-2002 | |

As long as grains are grown the fungi of the fusarium family lie in ambush to attack the kernels when conditions are right and there is very little a farmer can do to prevent fusarium infection. But now modern genetic research shows promising results in altering the plants defence system to repel a fungal attack.

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