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Ash dieback scientists plan to unravel DNA of the deadly fungus

Ash dieback scientists plan to unravel DNA of the deadly fungus | OADB | Scoop.it
Researchers also building a computer programme capable of predicting the spread of the disease
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Computer model to fight ash dieback

Computer model to fight ash dieback | OADB | Scoop.it
Scientists working to protect the UK's ash trees from a deadly fungus are building a computer programme capable of predicting the spread of the disease.
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Ash fungus genetic code unravelled

Ash fungus genetic code unravelled | OADB | Scoop.it
British scientists decode the DNA of the fungus attacking Europe's ash trees, offering hope that a way of stopping the epidemic can be found.
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Major cash for ash | News from the John Innes Centre

Major cash for ash | News from the John Innes Centre | OADB | Scoop.it

“We are not going to just let the fungus take over without at least seeing if anything can be done to halt its progress.”

 

Innovative approach led by scientists at the John Innes Centre in Norwich, England, to combat ash dieback disease through crowdsourced analyses and open access data. Read about the significance of "Tree 35".


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Mary Williams's comment, March 8, 2013 3:37 AM
Here's the BBC News summary of the release of genome sequence data of Chalara fraxinea, the fungal agent of the disease: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21433466
Mary Williams's comment, March 8, 2013 3:49 AM
And more info on the funding of the project, from Rothamsted: http://www.rothamsted.ac.uk/PressReleases.php?PRID=218
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‘Crowd-sourcing’ could speed ash dieback breakthroughs at Norwich Research Park

‘Crowd-sourcing’ could speed ash dieback breakthroughs at Norwich Research Park | OADB | Scoop.it
Norfolk scientists leading the fight against a deadly tree disease hope a revolutionary online tool will speed their discoveries – by invoking a new spirit of worldwide co-operation.
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Computer model to fight ash dieback - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Computer model to fight ash dieback - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | OADB | Scoop.it
Scientists working to protect the UK's ash trees from a deadly fungus are building a computer programme capable of predicting the spread of the disease.
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Computer model to fight ash dieback | UK | News | Daily Express

Computer model to fight ash dieback | UK | News | Daily Express | OADB | Scoop.it
Scientists working to protect the UK's ash trees from a deadly fungus are building a computer programme capable of predicting the spread of the disease.
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