Viral Discoveries, 1929
Viral Discoveries, 1929
The “mother of plant virology and serology,” Helen Purdy Beale, developed techniques to understand the nature of viruses that went unappreciated for decades.
Viral Discoveries, 1929
Viral Discoveries, 1929

The “mother of plant virology and serology,” Helen Purdy Beale, developed techniques to understand the nature of viruses that went unappreciated for decades.

The “mother of plant virology and serology,” Helen Purdy Beale, developed techniques to understand the nature of viruses that went unappreciated for decades.

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Celebrating Helen Purdy Beale
Celebrating Helen Purdy Beale
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2021
Take a deep dive into the research of a pioneering figure in the study of plant virology.
Researchers Learn from Plant Viruses to Protect Crops
Researchers Learn from Plant Viruses to Protect Crops
Claire Asher | Feb 1, 2018
Plants are locked in an ancient arms race with hostile viruses, but genome editing is giving crops the upper hand.
How Viruses Attack Plants
How Viruses Attack Plants
Claire Asher | Jan 31, 2018
Viruses are incapable of reproducing without the help of a host, whose cells copy their genetic material and fabricate the building blocks of new virus particles.