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Protection for crops without the use of potentially harmful pesticides? Dr Minna Poranen's research group is developing new RNA-based vaccines to protect plants. Toghether with researchers from the French National Centre for Scientific Research CNRS, they have already demonstrated the efficacy of these vaccines against plant virus infections.
A vaccine for edible plants? A new plant protection method on the horizon | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Novel technologies are being sought to replace the traditional pesticides used to protect plants, particularly edible plants such as cereals. A new collaborative project between the University of Helsinki and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) is shedding light on the efficacy...