The genome of the phylloxera that devastated European vines in the nineteenth century, deciphered

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The genome of the phylloxera, an insect that caused plagues that devastated European vines in the nineteenth century, has been deciphered by an international team involving researchers Miquel Barberà and David Martínez, from the Institute for Integrative Systems Biology (I2SysBio), centre of the University of Valencia and the CSIC. The study is published in the journal BMC Biology. Read More