|International Symposium on the Bacterial Canker of Kiwifruit|
The conference will encompass a range of topics that relate to Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa) highlighting in particular the most recent developments in the following topics: I. Germoplasm resources, plant resistance and breeding. II ...
FreshPlaza - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:01
|Engineered Bacteria Ripen Fruit By Belching Ethylene|
To program E. coli to make the gas, the scientists turned to another microbe called Pseudomonas syringae. This plant pathogen has an enzyme that converts 2-oxoglutarate, a citric acid cycle intermediate, to ethylene in a single step. The researchers ...
The Biological SCENE - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:30
|Planning and prevention are our best defences|
The kiwifruit canker disease caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa) was first reported in Italy in 2008. In two years it had been detected in most of the world's kiwifruit growing regions. Although its precise route of entry ...
New Zealand Herald - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:41
|Making snow is science and art, water and air, weather, energy, and a dash of ...|
It's also possible to fill your water with a bacterium called Pseudomonas syringae, which is covered with ice-nucleating proteins that cause crystals to form more readily. Pats Peak doesn't use that technology, Blomback said. Ski areas also have to ...
Nashua Telegraph - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:19
|New Zealand scientists share genome sequences to stop kiwifruit killer disease|
The government's Plant and Food Research institute said Monday it was crowdsourcing knowledge in the hope the international science community could help stem the Psa (Pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae) bacterium. Plant and Food Research had ...
Cihan News Agency - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:45
|Scientists sequence genome of tomato bacteria related to human infection|
In people, the cousin of this germ, pseudomonas aeruginosa, attacks those with weak immune systems, causing symptoms such as rashes, pimples and nausea. Patients with the lung disease cystic fibrosis can suffer heart failure if they become infected.
News On 6 - Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:32
|Crowdsourcing science to beat Psa|
science community will quickly be able to generate new ideas for research and identify new opportunities for formal collaboration to solve a very serious problem for kiwifruit growers worldwide.” Pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae (Psa) is a bacterial ...
Crowdsourcing.org - Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:18
|Kiwi e Psa, i frutti made in Italy non trasmettono il patogeno|
Viterbo - Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa) agente causale della batteriosi dell'actinidia risulta del tutto incapace di sopravvivere epifiticamente sui frutti di kiwi sia durante le fasi di sviluppo in pieno campo, sia nella fase di ...
Tuscia Web - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18