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Carbon dioxide link to disease severity
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An aphid saddled with an electrical penetration graph monitor and gold wire to study aphid biology and how it spreads the barley yellow dwarf virus in cereal crops... Dr Trebicki says the findings of the research in greenhouses at Horsham, Victoria, were consistent with other studies showing increased plant growth at higher CO 2 levels... Dr Trebicki says another AGFACE study showed that plant temperature has a major impact on virus severity, but further research is needed to test this theory in projected CO 2 conditions...
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