Web links to stories issued May 16-20, 2011 ___________________________________________
ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
May 20, 2011
Mitigating mummy berry disease:
ARS scientists and cooperators are studying blueberry varieties to find out which ones resist the fungus Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi, which causes "mummy berry" disease. (5/17) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110517.htm
Cattle feed ingredient scrutinized:
ARS researchers are investigating the relation between use of a feed ingredient called "wet distiller's grains with solubles" and the incidence and persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle manure and on the animals' hides. (5/19) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2011/110519.htm
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