Pilar Vesga

Doctor, University of Lausanne

About Pilar Vesga

I'm an environmental microbiologist fascinated by agricultural bacteria and how they can be used in sustainable agriculture. Digging deep into the bioinformatics world as well.

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Applied microbiology Bacteria Biofilms Environmental microbiology Microbial genetics Host defence Microbiomes Pathogenesis Publishing

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One bacterium to rule them all: transcriptome plasticity makes Pseudomonas a multitasking biocontrol tool.

Biocontrol has gained attention because of the food crisis and the environmental concerns regarding the use of pesticides. Beneficial Pseudomonas protect plants against pathogens, and kill pest insects using diverse tools. Yet, where and when insecticidal factors play their role is still a mystery.

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