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How Plant Viruses Help Themselves

News   Aug 23, 2018 | Original Story by Sara LaJeunesse for Penn State.

 
How Plant Viruses Help Themselves

R. maidis feeds on a wheat plant. The team found that viruses manipulate the feeding behavior of aphids to improve their own ability to pass on their genomes to the next generation of viruses. Credit: J. Smith / Penn State.

 
 
 

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