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Mexican technology saves papaya production by detecting virus

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Mexico is considered one of the leading countries in papaya productions, but its crops are usually affected by the virus of the ringed spot, which leaves ring marks in the skin of the fruit and causes softening of the papaya, where fungi start to digest it. This is why the Center of Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (Cinvestav) designed a method capable of identifying the pathogens in just a day, stopping the propagation inside the crop.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-01-mexican-technology-papaya-production-virus.html#jCp
 
 

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