Parasitic worms may lead to agricultural stem cell breakthrough



The root-knot nematode was found to activate plant stem cells which causes the formation of galls on the plant roots and reduces the nutrition absorption capability of the plant.
Credit: Professor Shinichiro Sawa
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170719092144.htm

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