The team of Boris Szurek of the French Research Institute for Development (IRD) went to Tanzania and Kenya to train the local scientists in the correct isolation of pathogenic bacteria from infected rice plants. Tanzanian rice fields were recently affected by a severe outbreak of bacterial blight.…
In the scientific journal eLife, the Project reports on the discovery of a recent bacterial outbreak in Tanzania – and describes how we modified an African rice variety to make it resistant to the pathogen.
Dr. Viswanathan Chinnusamy, Head of the Division of Plant Physiology of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) visited HHU for a week, to discuss the current project efforts in more depth.
The members of the Healthy Crops Project met from May 3 to 5 for the projects Annual Meeting in beautiful Montpellier, in France.
The team of Bing Yang developed a high-efficient prime editing technique that enables to develop new strategies for broad-spectrum resistance to bacterial blight of rice.
HHU Team published a letter in New Phytologist: "An increasing number of countries regulate genome editing in crops"
The Healthy Crops consortium had their annual meeting for the first time in 2 years in presence in Duesseldorf in the beginning of April 2022.
The Frommer lab has openings for Humboldt Research Fellows at the postdoc level through a fast track program.
The conference will focus on genomics, diagnostics, epidemiology, virulence mechanism, plant defense, and disease control of members of the genus Xanthomonas and Xylella.
The Healthy Crops team wishes you all a happy and healthy New Year!