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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Identification request
2021-01-21T00:47:07.3832056Z

I am Robin, from Bangladesh. Last month I collected an egg parasitoid from the soybean field in Bangladesh. The egg parasitoid of bean bug, Riptortus pedestris (Fabricius). But I do not know the species name of the parasitoid. Later I have taken the …

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Lome, Togo
Identification request
2021-01-20T23:03:56.6217792Z

Dear all, 

Please kindly help identify this Coccinellid associated to Fall Armyworm on maize in Togo.

Kind regards. 

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Fall_armyworm
Maize
Predators
Togo
Coccinelidae
Predator
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2021-01-19T20:46:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org:

[1] Laos: 1st report [2] Nigeria: survey ****** [1] Laos: 1st report Date: January 2021 Source: Plant Disease [edited] https://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/10.1094/PDIS-09-20-1868-PDN[Ref: K Chittarath et al (2021): …

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ProMED
CMV
SLCMV
Kinshasa, République démocratique du Congo
Identification request
2021-01-18T11:35:24.7524057Z
Coleoptera species on Coffea canephora var. robusta

Good morning everyone,

Could someone help in identifying this coleapteran species found on coffee in Togo?

Regards,

Mawufe

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Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2021-01-17T23:19:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210111112220.htm

Source:
Graz University of Technology
Summary:
Researchers were able to demonstrate how a specific bacterium inside the seeds of rice plants effectively and in an eco-friendly …
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Rice
Microbiome
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2021-01-17T22:52:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-01-rubber-tree-slippery-ward-insects.html

by Bob Yirka , Phys.org A team of researchers at the University of Freiburg, has found that at least one kind of plant has leaves that grow slippery as it ages in an …

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Rubber_plant
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2021-01-17T22:39:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-01/ii-gpg011421.php

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- The camelina plant, a source of cooking oil for centuries, is on its way toward revolutionizing pest control in agriculture.

Scientists at ISCA, Inc., a …

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Pheromone
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2021-01-17T22:15:00.0000000Z

Frontiers in Microbiology https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2020.604566/full

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Front. Microbiol., 18 December 2020 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.604566

Amit K. Jaiswal1, Tesfaye D. Mengiste2,& …
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Tomato
Soil_microbes
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2021-01-17T21:56:00.0000000Z

ScienceSaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210114111916.htm

Source:
University of Helsinki
Summary:
Climate and changes in it have direct impacts on species of plant and animals - but climate may also shape more complex biological systems …
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Climate_change
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Identification request
2021-01-14T12:32:45.1706180Z
Unidentified scale insect tended by Oecophylla longinoda on a cocoa pod peduncle (Cote d'Ivoire) Unidentified scale insect tended by Oecophylla longinoda on a cocoa pod peduncle (Cote d'Ivoire)

Dear All,

I need some help to identify this scale insect tended by Oecophylla longinoda on a cocoa pod peduncle.

Thank you.

Regards

Régis

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Cote_d_Ivoire
Cocoa_pod
Scale_insects