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In order to reduce the time for selection of resistant crosses and the uncertainties associated with field screening, researchers from the Department…

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Re-watch the virtual discussion organised by the Bergey’s International Society for Microbial Systematics.

A special dialogue was held between the…

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A team led by Prof. Dr. Jörn Petersen from the Department of Microbial Ecology and Diversity Research was able to show that the horizontal gene…

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We are pleased to announce the launch of the new DSI Scientific Network website. More than 50 scholars from around the world have joined forces to…

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Several viruses are known for being able to infect blueberry plants, most of them detected in Northern America. During the last decades blueberries…

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Scarlett Sett and colleagues address the question who owns pathogens with pandemic potential and what are the corresponding international legal…

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Andrey Yurkov and his colleagues review how evolving species concepts have been applied to understand yeast diversity. Initially, a phenotypic species…

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Felizitas Bajerski and her colleagues reviewed the potential risks for microbial contaminations in liquid nitrogen tanks used to store biological…

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Researchers at the Leibniz Institute DSMZ are receiving three-year project funding as part of the DFG Priority Program SoilSystem. In…

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One of the research places of the Department of Plant Viruses is the Democratic Republic of the Congo, actually to the island of Idwji and to the…

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