Study unmasks key operatives in plant immunity battle
In this study, the researchers discovered that the Pseudomonas syringae bacterium delivers its counter-punch to the plant's immune response in the form of an enzyme called HopAO1. The enzyme has been known to researchers for about a decade, but this ...
Daily Democrat - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:11

Despite setbacks, pear harvest shaping up well
Even though temperatures didn't really dip all that low in late March, 125 acres of Naumes orchard blocks outside Grants Pass, where the company grows Comice and Bosc pears, were hit hard by Pseudomonas syringae, a super-cooling bacteria that hangs ...
Mail Tribune - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:33

PSA could threaten Chilean kiwifruit
The Chilean Kiwifruit Committee is asking the Chilean government to help it prevent the spread of pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae, or PSA, according to a committee news release. PSA was so devastating in New Zealand, it led the industry to develop a ...
The Packer - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:33

Seeka looks for growth outside of kiwifruit with acquisition
Local kiwifruit growers have been struggling with the outbreak of Pseudomonas syringae PV actinidiae since 2010, which infected about 40 percent of the nation's orchards, with gold fruit varieties hardest hit. "Kiwifruit is the foundation to our ...
New Zealand Herald - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:00

First structural insights into how plant immune receptors interact
RPS4 and RRS1 are both required for resistance to Pseudomonas syringae, the soil-borne Ralstonia solanacearum and the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum higginsianum. How this unique dual-protein recognition system operates has remained unknown and ...
Science Codex - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:11

Zespri to tout SunGold kiwifruit at CPMA
The SunGold was introduced in 2012 to replace gold varieties devastated by the vine disease pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae, or PSA. At CPMA, Zespri also plans to exhibit its biospife kiwifruit eating utensil, compostable labels, and recyclable or ...
The Packer - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:45

UPDATED: Kiwifruit markets headed for 'uncharted territory'
It was introduced in 2012 to replace gold varieties devastated by the vine disease pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae, or PSA. Zespri will rely on marketing programs this season touting its health and new variety research, Hoard said. “We're excited ...
The Packer - Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:23

The conserved upstream region of lscB/C determines expression of different ...
Previously, nucleotide sequence alignments of lscB/C variants in various P. syringae showed that a ~450-bp phage-associated promoter element (PAPE) including the first 48 nucleotides of the ORF is absent in lscA. Results: Herein, we tested whether this ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:15

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