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A complete harvest : the future of rice as bioenergy
Communicating science to different groups of society is a critical need. Beyond basic research which seeks knowledge, applied research attempts to address real world issues; both aspects of scientific research can be ...
Detecting durable resistance to rice bacterial blight
Contributor:Delorean, Emily Elizabeth
The productivity of rice, a staple crop worldwide, is limited by pathogens such as Xanthomonas oryzae pv oryzae (Xoo). Controlling yield loss to the resulting disease, bacterial blight, is most effective through growing ...
Understanding broad-spectrum disease resistance in rice : prompting a genome-wide uprising
Contributor:Tonnessen, Bradley William
Rice is the main staple food crop of the world, and thus, the detriments caused by rice diseases are a threat to international food security. The emergence of new virulent strains of pathogens can significantly reduce ...