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Are your strawberries healthy?

In *All, Agricultural Systems, Environmental Stewardship, Pest Management by Ag is America

National Strawberry Day is over, and not only did we get to eat some of these delicious fruits, but we also learned a few new things from North Carolina State University.

North Carolina is the third-biggest strawberry producer in the U.S., and NC State is working to develop new strawberry varieties that are more resistant to disease. Most people may not be aware of how many diseases can affect plants, so they also developed a handy guide for consumers and plant-mamas: https://diagnosis.ces.ncsu.edu/strawberry

In this video, Gina Fernandez explains how strawberries with disease resistance are created:

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