plant immunity

Widespread Plant Immune Tactics
Jef Akst | Feb 22, 2016 | 2 min read
A survey of plant genomes reveals how different species trick pathogens into triggering their immune defenses.
Premature Assault?
Jef Akst | Feb 9, 2016 | 1 min read
Plants may trick bacteria into attacking before the microbial population reaches a critical size, allowing the plants to successfully defend the weak invasion.
Fighting Back
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2016 | 3 min read
Plants can’t run away from attackers, so they’ve evolved unique immune defenses to protect themselves.