North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Clean plants are supplied to industr
Clean plants are supplied to industr

Dr. Zvezdana Pesic-VanEsbroeck
Dr. Zvezdana Pesic-VanEsbroeck

Strawberry fields
Strawberry fields

Clean plants are supplied to industr
Clean plants are supplied to industr

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This clean plant center produces, maintains and supplies specific pathogen-tested plant material of berry crops (strawberry, blackberry, raspberry and blueberry) to scientists and industry. The program uses thermal therapy to eliminate viruses from plants and assesses plants for known viruses using laboratory tests and
biological indexing.