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Cyanobacteria: Good week, or bad week..? Part I

This is the first of what is hoped to be a series in which Mr P. Cuttings looks at a group of...

Potato-associated bacteria can act as bodyguards

Bacteria found with potatoes can help protect their hosts against late blight. The aid comes from their volatile emissions.

Phytopathological future for plasma

The fight against pathogens in plants is moving to less familiar states of matter.

Cures: Ancient and Modern…

Ancient medical text books may hold the key to fighting many modern diseases.

Soil microbial community variation correlates most strongly with plant species identity

Soil microbial community variation correlates most strongly with plant species identity.

Another bacterial trick to manipulate plant hormone-mediated responses

A novel example of a bacterial effector directly manipulating core regulators of hormone signaling to facilitate infection.

What bacteria are in your banana?

Bacteria in innumerable numbers share a deep and integral association with bananas, but show apparently mutualistic benefits with no obvious adverse effect.

COR, nice one, Mr Microbe!

Although open stomata are necessary for plants to take up CO2 for photosynthesis, this also permits loss of precious water – by transpiration, the...

Gentamicin and special-purpose antibiotics

Gentamicin is an unusual antiobiotic with two properties that make it particularly useful in plant cell culture: it is autoclavable so is added to...

Carrot Transformation with Agrobacterium

This videoblog from www.AoBBlog.com is about one of the Cell and Developmental Biology practicals that I run at the University of Leicester for course...

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