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Can Brazil build on its achievement of completing the first genome sequence of a plant pathogen? That may depend on its willingness to reform its universities, say Colin Macilwain and Ricardo Bonalume Neto.

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  1. Colin Macilwain is Nature's Senior US Correspondent

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  2. Ricardo Bonalume Neto reports for Nature from São Paulo.

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