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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Lights, Camera, Action!





Lights, Camera, Action!

Scientist Dan Roberts changes the genes of friendly bacteria so they'll glow on plant roots. Then he can photograph and study them more easily. His high-tech studies could help plants give the brush-off to harmful underground fungi that invade crops.

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Last Modified: 2/14/2011
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