Phage therapy for plant disease control.

@article{Balogh2010PhageTF,
  title={Phage therapy for plant disease control.},
  author={Botond Balogh and Jeffrey B. Jones and Fanny B. Iriarte and M. Timur Momol},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical biotechnology},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          48-57
        }
}
Bacteria cause a number of economically important plant diseases. Bacterial outbreaks are generally problematic to control due to lack of effective bactericides and to resistance development. Bacteriophages have recently been evaluated for controlling a number of phytobacteria and are now commercially available for some diseases. Major challenges of agricultural use of phages arise from the inherent diversity of target bacteria, high probability of resistance development, and weak phage… 

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