Seaweeds get sick too when they’re stressed

»»Seaweeds get sick too when they’re stressed

Normally harmless bacteria can cause bleaching disease in seaweeds when the “trees of the ocean” become stressed by high water temperatures, researchers have discovered. Understanding these disease processes is not only important for maintaining a healthy marine environment; it also has economic significance, given that seaweeds are increasingly being cultivated as sources of food and feed-stock for biofuels

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