Researchers Get to Root of Nematode Genome

Monday, September 22, 2008 - 16:42 in Biology & Nature

(PhysOrg.com) -- North Carolina State University scientists and colleagues have completed the genome sequence and genetic map of one of the world's most common and destructive plant parasites - Meloidogyne hapla, a microscopic, soil-dwelling worm known more commonly as the northern root-knot nematode.

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