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Distinguished Los Angeles Violinmaker, Benning Violins, to Publish Quarterly "Resonance" E-zine

According to Eric Benning, Resonance will become "one more voice joining in an already-existing vibrational chorus" thanks to a resurgent online classical music culture.

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“Gene discovery” in cowpea, a drought tolerant African plant

Authors: Inge Gazendam (PhD project) and Nanette Coetzer (MSc project)   Drought is a serious problem affecting crop production throughout the world, especially in areas that are dependent on natural rainfall such as large parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Climate change forecasts an even larger impact on food security.

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Genome sequence of Pantoea ananatis – a Eucalyptus pathogen

Pantoea ananatis is a Gram-negative bacterium belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae which causes diseases on a broad range of agronomically important crops including maize, rice, onion and pineapple fruits. It has also been associated with human disease. In South Africa, P. ananatis poses a serious threat to the forestry industry, causing blight and dieback of commercial hybrids and clones of Eucalyptus grandis (Fig. 1). There are no effective means of control for this pathogen and infected material n

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UP scientists unravel hidden plant pathogenic fungi

Species of fungi can usually be distinguished based on what they look like. This method is known as the morphological species concept (study of the form, structure and configuration of organisms). But not all fungi can be studied in this way. Some fungi that occupy the same functions in ecosystems look identical, even though they are different species. Such species are cryptic, because they cannot be distinguished from each other with morphology. One way of dealing with such species is to apply the biologi

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UNCSA Student Receives Wake Forest University Presidential Scholarship

Dario A. Calabro a student from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts received the Wake Forest Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement.