The article focuses on the use of crowdsourcing in treating grapevine trunk diseases. It cites several studies on fungicide treatments and crowdsourcing. It also discusses the methods of pruning wounds in vines as well as genome sequencing. The decomposition of plant walls and cells is also examined.
Block, K. L., Rolshausen, P. E., & Cantu, D. (2013). In search of solutions to grapevine trunk diseases through “crowd-sourced” science. Frontiers in Plant Science, 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2013.00394