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Caption for May/June 2008 Agricultural Research magazine article, "GrainGenes Website Speeds Discovery of Familiar Grains' Unfamiliar Genes." The GrainGenes website has in-depth information on genes that may confer resistance to grain diseases such as Fusarium head blight (shown above in the lighter, discolored barley heads).
Caption for June 1999 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Fighting Fusarium." Lighter, discolored barley heads are infected with Fusarium head scab fungi.
Photo by Bruce Fritz.
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