Rapid staining identifies downy mildew in basil

A study conducted by both The City University of New York and Rutgers and the State University of New Jersey has developed a new rapid staining protocol to help identify downy mildew in basil crops.

Fresh leaf tissue is cleaned of cellular contents with Virikol and stained, allowing for the disease to be seen with just a magnifying glass.

Early detection of the peronospora belbahrii thines disease is crucial for disease control.

Read more at The City University of New York and Rutgers and State University of New Jersey