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Bayer Launches Israeli Company to Develop Viruses Against Crop Disease

08:25 EDT 11 Jul 2019 | Labiotech.eu

Bayer is backing the launch of the Israeli biotech Ecophage, which will develop environmentally friendly crop disease treatments based on bacteria-hunting viruses called bacteriophages. Bacteria can cause a range of diseases in crops, including blight and root rot. These infections are often hard to control because they happen faster than fungal infections. The treatments used […]

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