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Pheromone isolated from nematodes protect major crops from pathogens [Registered]

Soil nematodes infect plants via their roots. An international team of researchers have found that a particular nematode pheromone induces a range of plant defences including providing protection to a broad spectrum of pathogens. This research may support a significant reduction in the use of potentially harmful agrochemicals through the eco-friendly form of crop protection.…

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