Texas A&M AgriLife Research Develops Bacteriophage Treatment for Pierce's Disease

Posted Sep 10th, 2021 in News Articles, Resources

Original Article From: Texas A&M AgriLife Research

By: Chelsea McCall 

Texas A&M AgriLife Research Develops Bacteriophage Treatment for Pierce's Disease

May 28th – A Texas A&M AgriLife Research study has led to the discovery of the first curative and preventive bacteriophage treatment against the pathogen Xylella fastidiosa, which causes the deadly Pierce's disease in grapevines.

Read the full article here: https://agrilifetoday.tamu.edu/2021/05/28/texas-am-agrilife-research-develops-bacteriophage-treatment-for-pierces-disease/

Image: The Texas A&M AgriLife Research team at the Center of Phage Technology in College Station includes Mei Liu, Ph.D., Ry Young, Ph.D., Carlos Gonzalez, Ph.D., and Jason Gill, Ph.D.

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