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Scientists prepare to use DNA of PCN against it to save crops

SCIENTISTS are preparing to weaponise a parasitic worm’s DNA against it to prevent the loss of billions of pounds worth of food every year. The parasitic yellow potato cyst nematode (PCN) worm devastates fields full of produce and, once established in a plot, can leave the land unworkable for potato farmers for up to 20 years. Now an international research collaboration led[Read More...]

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