Diary — Global spread of powdery mildew through migration and trade
Global spread of powdery mildew through migration and trade
Aug 03, 2022
The worldwide distribution of one of the most important cereal pathogens is the result of human activity. Researchers at the University of Zurich have traced the history and spread of wheat powdery mildew along wheat trade routes and found that mixing of genetic ancestries of related powdery mildew species played a central role in the evolution and adaptation of the pathogen.
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