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Fungal Footage Fosters Foresight Into Plant, Animal Disease


December 22, 2009

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Mold and mildew may be doomed. Researchers are closer to understanding how these and other fungi grow. That's important because some 70 percent of the major disease-causing organisms are fungi. Brian Shaw, Texas AgriLife research plant pathologist, is pushing a revolutionary concept called the "apical recycling model." Understanding how fungi grow can help scientists find ways to stop them. Full Story

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Texas A&M AgriLife Communications

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