Microscopic battlefields, how plants resist pathogens, and how far we’ve come in understanding the strategies employed by both sides in this conflict. Special Guest: Shavannor Smith.
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36:57A quiet revolution is underway in agriculture. Special Guests: Gary Wishnatzki and Lance Cadle-Davidson.
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36:12Microscopic battlefields, how plants resist pathogens, and how far we’ve come in understanding the strategies employed by both sides in this conflict. Special Guest: Shavannor Smith.
For the Greater Good...of Wine
27:44From education on the dangers of "suitcase" plant material, to creating islands of habitat for beneficial insects, to the collective agreement on a set of rules by which crops can be produced in a more sustainable fashion; it all works better when we look out for each other. Special Guest: Stephanie Bolton.
A Distinct Amount of Human Suffering
32:41If you thought that human misery due to plant diseases was only from our distant past, that our technology has placed us beyond the reach of plague and famine, then you have not kept up to date on Phytopthora infestans. Special Guests: Bill Fry and Nina Zidack.
The Future Looks Bright
31:24We turn to photobiology for answers on how to produce healthier crops. Special Guests: Arne Stensvand and Mark Rea.
What Can Plants Teach Us About Pandemics?
38:04Tracking, testing, and stopping viruses that would otherwise wreak havoc within a population is the everyday work for some plant pathologists. Special Guests: Ana Cristina Fulladolsa and David Carlyle.
The Wonderful World of Worms
21:15Charles Darwin was fascinated by earthworms. You should be too. Special Guest: Wade Elmer.
The Adventures of Sooty Blotch & Flyspeck
32:08What's up with all those tiny spots on your apples? Special Guest: Mark Gleason.