Plant Virus for Targeted Pesticide Delivery (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption Nicole Steinmetz, UC San Diego professor of nanoengineering, holding an enlarged model of the Tobacco mild green mosaic virus. She is exploring how the plant virus could be used for targeted pesticide delivery deep within the soil. Credit David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Usage Restrictions Please credit: David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.