For the past 13 years I’ve focused on sequencing one plant pathogen’s genome. Here’s where that scientific journey has led.
These plants play a crucial role in a delicate ecosystem. If Cape Beech trees or in fact other native tree species are wiped out, that whole ecosystem shifts.
Understanding the sex lives of fungi can help in finding answers about disease control.
The beetle and the fungus have devastated trees in California in the US as well as in Israel. Now they’re in South Africa.