Agriculture

 




Leading Researchers:

Resistance genes to North American races of the stripe rust pathogen

BACHGROUD • Wheat is vulnerable to different diseases including rusts• Wheat rusts are fungal diseases causing dramatic yield losses• Three rust diseases are present: leaf rust, stripe rust and stem rust• Rust disease can occur as Read More >

Leading Researchers:

4D imaging system for root phenotyping

The Technology Root phenotypic plasticity is a major factor allowing plants to adapt to their ever changing environment. Although this fundamental issue is of great agricultural importance, studying root plasticity is highly complex due to their hid Read More >

A novel herbicide

Technology We discovered that ornidazole, which is used to treat protozoan and anaerobic bacterial infections, abolishes photosynthesis and growth of cyanobacteria, green algae and plants at concentrations of 0.5-5 mM. Analysis of its mode of action Read More >