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Fungal Footage Fosters Foresight Into Plant, Animal Disease


December 22, 2009

Brian Shaw 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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