UC researchers decode powdery-mildew pathogen

Issue Date: February 4, 2015

Important genetic clues about the pathogen that causes powdery mildew in grapes could ultimately help farmers fight the disease more effectively, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis. The university said Monday that its scientists have described, for the first time, the genome of the "Erysiphe necator" pathogen that causes powdery mildew.

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