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“Studying insects and their viruses to fight plant pests and prevent human diseases” – Breaking Ground with Gary Blissard

May 25, 2022

May 25, 12pm EST

 

Viruses are on most people’s minds these days, particularly viruses that are harmful to humans. But it might surprise a lot of folks that viruses can infect insects, too.

Please join BTI’s Gary Blissard in this Breaking Ground as we learn about how scientists are studying insect viruses to control agricultural pests, fight infectious diseases, and make drugs and vaccines.


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