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Lynnaun Johnson

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Graduate Student
Chicago Botanic Garden / Northwestern University

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Projects
Phylogenetic Investigation of Fusarium spp. isolated from Vanilla roots (2015)

Vanilla planifolia is an economically valuable orchid that is widely used for flavors and fragrances. Worldwide, the Vanilla industry usually encounters recurring threats from Fusarium oxysporum, a fungal pathogen that causes root and stem rot. Studies have revealed that Vanilla farms lose up to 67% of plants when infected by Fusarium oxysporum. Studies also...