Scientists Have Discovered New Species of Fungus

News:Scientists have discovered a new species of fungus which has been named as Troglomyces Twitteri. Facts:  Troglomyces Twitteri: It is a type of parasitic fungus.It belongs to an order called Laboulbeniales — tiny fungal parasites that attack insects and millipedes. These fungi live on the outside of host organisms and in this case on the… Continue reading Scientists Have Discovered New Species of Fungus

Wheat varieties susceptible to new strains of yellow rust fungus: study

According to a study published in the Journal of Plant Pathology,there are high chances of spread of extremely virulent strains of fungus that causes yellow rust in wheat. The situation is particularly grim in India as the bread wheat cultivar HD267 that currently occupies 10 to 12 million hectare(ha) area is susceptible to these new… Continue reading Wheat varieties susceptible to new strains of yellow rust fungus: study