This is post no. 6 under the main topic.
| 01-09-2017, 06:57 PM
I know Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a soil borne bacteria that causes gall crown(tumor) in plant. It uses a specific gene to alter the plant cell genome resulting in an uncontrolled cell divisions (tumor). So if this gene is removed and replaced with a resistance gene, this will take control of the plant genome resulting in the plant cell developing or becoming pest resistance. But note that the bacteria must be introduced in a part of plants undergoing cell division such as the meristem