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Brazilian researchers turn citrus canker into ally for biomaterial manufacturing

Brazilian researchers turn citrus canker into ally for biomaterial manufacturing

September 6, 2021 |

In Brazil, Xanthomonas citri, the bacterium that causes citrus canker, is a notorious “villain” among citrus growers but can be an ally in the manufacturing of biorenewables such as ethanol, dyes, plastics, and other chemicals currently derived from petroleum. A study published in June in the journal Nature Communications by researchers at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy […]

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