Latest News for April 9th, 2019

Hailing Jin identifies mechanism that helps plants fight bacterial infection

A team led by a plant pathologist at the University of California, Riverside, has identified a regulatory, genetic mechanism in plants that could lead to better strategies for protecting crops. Read the full story here. “By better understanding this molecular mechanism of regulation, we can modify or treat crops to induce their immune response against...

Hailing Jin receives $4M USDA grant in effort to stop the spread of citrus-destroying disease

A molecular geneticist at the University of California, Riverside, has secured a four-year grant aimed at halting the spread of a deadly bacterial disease that continues to spread among California’s citrus trees. The award of nearly $4 million, which comes from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will...
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