Browse By Topic Biodefense/Biothreats
Cyanobacterial blooms are on the rise owing to many factors, including climate change. Many species produce potent cyanotoxins that are harmful to animals, plants and humans and pose a serious threat to the environment.
The banana industry, reliant on Cavendish clones, faces an existential threat: the spread of the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense. The TR4 strain has now been detected on 4 continents.
Now more than ever, the fate of pathogens in the air must be studied extensively from a multidisciplinary approach to handle current airborne diseases more efficiently and to prevent future spread.