Already a subscriber? Activate your premium account

CRISPR-CAS may be the answer to fast moving Phytophthora

December 2023

‘I’ve always been quite optimistic, but after this year I’ve become a bit more pessimistic’, said WUR researcher Geert Kessel during a recent Nedelandse webinar on the preservation of resistances in robust varieties. What worries him most is the combi­nation of the high Phytophthora pressure in the past growing season and the fast moving adaptability of the oomycete. The use of cisge­nesis methods such as CRISPR-CAS could be an answer to this, according to Geert Kessel.

Login or create an account

You must be logged in to read the rest of this article

Not yet registered? Create a free account.

In order to continue reading we ask you to create a free account.


©2015 - 2024 Potatoworld | Webdesign and realisation COMMPRO