The frogs bouncing back after almost being wiped out by disease

The frogs bouncing back after almost being wiped out by disease

A speckled glass frog, PanamaDouglas Woodhams By Michael Le Page There’s a glimmer of hope for frogs and other amphibians that are being wiped out by a lethal disease. Some now seem to be evolving resistance to the killer “chytrid” fungus. In Panama, 9 affected species have virtually recovered to previous levels. “It offers us […]

Race against time to take the place of major problem manage labrador – Us centers for disease control and prevention

Race against time to take the place of major problem manage labrador – Us centers for disease control and prevention

The CDC lab in Atlanta – responsible for storing and studying some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens such as smallpox and Ebola – is showing worrying signs of wear and tear decades earlier than planned, the agency says. The 13-year-old site is already wearing down, sparking an official request for a new building to […]

Biofungicide contains beneficial microbe to help plants fight fungal disease

Biofungicide contains beneficial microbe to help plants fight fungal disease

Top Story The Environmental Protection Agency has registered BASF’s new Velondis brand biofungicide seed treatment formulations, which contain a patented beneficial microbe to help plants fight fungal disease. With potential applications in agriculture, horticulture and forestry, the products are designed to boost the protection of seedlings and plants from key soil-borne diseases. The bacteria produce […]