Category Archives: Pest management

Researchers find ways to cope with resistant weeds

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UC Davis scientists help deliver genetic one-two blow to deadly wheat disease

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Gene sequencing targets witchweed and other destructive parasitic plants

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Gene discovery may halt a worldwide wheat epidemic

June 28, 2013 A team of researchers from UC Davis and Kansas State University has identified a gene that enables resistance to a new race, or strain, of stem rust, a disease that is producing large wheat yield losses throughout … Continue reading

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Nematode-resistant wheat can protect tomatoes

University of California, Davis May 20, 2013 (This blog entry is condensed from an article by Brad Hooker, UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences. It also appeared in the longer version on the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science’s blog … Continue reading

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