PAG Plenary Points to Potential Strategy for Robust Pathogen Resistance in Crops | GenomeWeb

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb) – At a plenary presentation at the Plant and Animal Genomes conference here today, attendees heard about contributions that genetic and genomic research are making to establish more durable disease resistance in crop plants.

Plant pathologist Jan Leach, associate dean of research at Colorado State University's college of agriculture, discussed her team's search for genetic factors conferring long-lasting disease resistance in rice.

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