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Weeding the Gems: Botrytis cinerea time-lapse (2012)

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"Weeding the Gems" ( is a new community blog from GARNet that posts summaries of papers, events and items of general interest to the plant biology community.

Their latest two posts look at the fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea. The first is an overview of a paper from The Plant Cell that looks at high resolution transcriptional responses of Arabidopsis to Botrytis (

They follow up with a fun post of a time-lapse video showing what Botrytis does to a strawberry, and a video about how the wine industry sometimes benefits from Botrytis infection - yummy


WtG is an attractive and informative blog, and you can get updates of new posts by following @weedinggems.

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