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Researchers find compounds from worms could protect plants without pesticides

Researchers find compounds from worms could protect plants without pesticides

July 30, 2019 |

In New York state, researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute have found that compounds from an unlikely source—microscopic soil roundworms—could protect crops from pests and pathogens without using toxic pesticides. As described in research published in the May 2019 issue of Journal of Phytopathology, these compounds helped protect major crops from various pathogens, and thus have […]

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