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New Rust in Town?

February 8, 2013, 1:09 pm

For the Bradford pear, its long reign as the most trouble-free tree may have come to an end.

Cedar-Apple Rust

July 31, 2012, 3:32 am

Cedar-apple rust, a fungal disease caused by Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae, is a serious and disfiguring disease of ornamental and fruit apples.

Apple Scab

July 17, 2012, 6:48 pm

Apple scab, caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis, is one of the most serious and disfiguring diseases of ornamental and fruit apples.

Social Bats More Prone to White-Nose Syndrome

July 3, 2012, 8:00 am

Bats’ roosting habits during hibernation could affect their susceptibility to a fatal fungal disease, according to a new U.S. study.

A One Percent Chance

June 29, 2012, 7:38 pm

Dutch Elm Disease is 99 percent fatal to the American elm tree.

Diverse Parasites Improve Health in Amphibians

May 21, 2012, 3:25 pm

Being exposed to more parasite species could protect organisms from certain diseases, with more benign pathogens outcompeting virulent ones, a new U.S. study suggests.


   

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Mihaela Lica Butler