Above-ground microbial communities that quell plant diseases can be developed

CC 1.0” width=”386″ height=”530″/> A tomato plant leaf infected with bacterial speck, the disease caused by P. syringae pv. tomato DC3000. Credit: Alan Collmer, Cornell University/Wikimedia Commons, CC 1.0 Microbial communities naturally living on the leaves and stems of tomato plants can be manipulated to suppress diseases that reduce productivity, according to Penn State researchers, … Read more