Student ResearchBlockinger, HayleyPowdery white mildew is a fungal disease that infects crops, decreasing quality of growth and yield. Interestingly, there is a plant that contains a mutation in a pectate-lyase family of genes that appears to enable resistance to powdery mildew diseas . . .
Student ResearchGarcia, FrancielaAvocados (Persea americana) are a fruit, whose shelf-life is jeopardized by rapid ripening and fungal diseases which heighten the necessity for post-harvest treatments. The use of refrigeration during storage and transport helps by delaying the ripeni . . .