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Unlocking Planthoppers' Role in Rice Stripe Virus Reproduction

13:00 EDT 16 Aug 2017 | ISAAA

Research conducted by the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has discovered how a severe rice virus reproduces inside the small brown planthopper, a major carrier of the virus. Rice stripe virus (RSV) causes severe damages to rice crops yearly. Viral infections in animal hosts activate a pathway by which a type of enzyme,...

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