Responses of sorghum and wheat modified for increased usability to pathogens

DEANNA FUNNELL-HARRIS, Research Plant Pathologist, Wheat, Sorghum and Forage Research Unit, USDA-ARS; Adjunct Associate Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Author
09/25/2017 Added
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Dr. Funnell-Harris' research focuses on responses of sorghum metabolically modified for increased usability, to grain and stalk pathogens. Recently, she has studied the response of modified wheat to the insidious disease, Fusarium head scab. The surprising results have demonstrated that these changes do not always result in a more susceptible plant.

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