Endophyte may protect tomatoes from Tuta absoluta pest attack

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-15 Wed 11:30
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Trials in Brazil suggest seedling inoculation with the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana could be a viable commercial option for marketing pre-colonized tomato plants ‘resistant’ to the tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta. Endophyte colonization has for some years been considered as a possible…

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