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A war over water when bacteria invade leaves

Nature volume 539, pages 506507 (24 November 2016) | Download Citation

Plants and bacteria battle for control of water during leaf infection, as is demonstrated by a bacterial species that manipulates plant cells to create a water-rich environment that promotes bacterial growth. See Article p.524

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  1. Gwyn A. Beattie is in the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA.

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