Fear of Fungi!

The cover of Nature today highlights an article from Matthew Fisher and colleagues on the major impact that Fungi as emerging infectious diseases are playing on threatening diversity of ecosystems and agricultural productivity.

Fisher, M., Henk, D., Briggs, C., Brownstein, J., Madoff, L., McCraw, S., & Gurr, S. (2012). Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem health Nature, 484 (7393), 186-194 DOI: 10.1038/nature10947

The roundup of twittered updates for 2012-04-12

  • Differential impact of nutrition on developmental & metabolic gene expr during fruiting body development in N. crassa http://t.co/btgpXSHm #
  • Differences in Nitrogen Metabolism betwn Cryptococcus neoformans & C. gattii, the 2 Etiologic Agents of Cryptococcosis http://t.co/s4sQKkAU #
  • The Top 10 fungal pathogens in molecular plant pathology http://t.co/5czU1l26 #

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