Agriculture

 




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Resistance genes to North American races of the stripe rust pathogen

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 sudden epidemics on a continental scale due to the widespread dispersal of spores

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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 >

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Blind Image Deblurring Via Residual Blur Elimination

Images may be blurred due to various reasons. Defocus-blur may be caused by incorrect camera settings, poor lens selection or scenes with depth variations exceeding the depth of field of the camera. Motion-blur can appear due to motion in the scene, Read More >