Fernanda Ferrari

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Citrus sudden death (CSD) is a new disease that has killed approximately 1 million orange trees in Brazil. Here we report the identification of a new virus associated with the disease. RNAs isolated from CSD-affected and nonaffected trees were used to construct cDNA libraries. A set of viral sequences present exclusively in libraries of CSD-affected trees(More)
The structure of epiphytic diatom communities in a reservoir and a stream were studied with regard to different taxonomic levels (species, genera, and families) and biological traits (strategies of attachment to the substrate). We expected that strongly attached diatoms would abound in the stream, and those employing a loosely attached strategy should(More)
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