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Slovenian scientists make breakthrough in understanding plant reaction to toxins

Ljubljana, 15 December - Slovenian scientists have achieved a breakthrough in understanding why certain plants are sensitive to microbial toxins, a discovery paving the way for the development of pesticides that could prevent rot and blight in major cash crops such as potatoes. Their paper was published in the journal Science on Friday.

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Chemistry Institute director Gregor Anderluh.
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Chemistry Institute researcher Vesna Hodnik.
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Chemistry Institute researcher Vesna Hodnik.
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Chemistry Institute director Gregor Anderluh.
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Chemistry Institute researcher Tea Lenarčič.
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