A war over water when bacteria invade leaves
A bacterial leaf pathogen actively targets plant cell processes to create an aqueous environment favorable for growth, revealing that control of water is a fundamental element of bacterial virulence.
This is a manuscript of an article published as Beattie, G.A. 2016. Plant Science: A war over water when bacteria invade leaves. Nature 539:506-507. doi: 10.1038/539506a.