Monday, May 15, 2017

BacterioFiles 293 - Millet Microbe Makes Meshes

Finger millet
This episode: Bacteria in finger millet roots create special killing traps for damaging fungi!

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News item

Journal Paper:
Mousa WK, Shearer C, Limay-Rios V, Ettinger CL, Eisen JA, Raizada MN. 2016. Root-hair endophyte stacking in finger millet creates a physicochemical barrier to trap the fungal pathogen Fusarium graminearum. Nat Microbiol 1:16167.

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