Transcriptomics reveals that a generalist parasitic plant maintains host specificity

Striga hermonthica “purple witchweed” growing on maize (photo credit: Emily Bellis)

A new research synopsis entitled “Transcriptomics reveals that a generalist parasitic plant maintains host specificity” by Dr. Lúa López has been published on CIDDTV. The synopsis covers results from a study of transcriptomic diversity of purple witchweed across its interactions with different hosts which was led by Dr. Lúa López,then a postdoc in Lasky Lab , now a Research Assistant Professor at Binghamton University.

Link to the synopsis: http://epidemics.psu.edu/articles/view/transcriptomics-reveals-that-a-generalist-parasitic-plant-maintains-host-sp

Full text of the publication can be found at Lasky Lab’s “Publication” page.

Past synopses can be found at http://epidemics.psu.edu/

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