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2018-02-16T18:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180216110518.htm

By Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona

Researchers warn that this scenario could become reality sooner than you might think.

About 70 percent of the world's …

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2018-02-16T18:00:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180216110518.htm

Researchers centered at Japan's University of Tsukuba untangle the genetics that allow legumes to respond to soil nitrogen

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Summary: Legumes are …

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2018-02-16T08:00:00.0000000Z
A green morph of the Timema genus of stick insects. Utah state university biologist Zach Gompert, with colleagues from the University of Sheffield, the University of Connecticut, the University of Notre Dame and Simon Frazier University, publish findings about natural selection and the predictability of evolution, based on studies of these insects, in the Feb. 16, 2018, issue of the journal Science.

EurekAlert https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/usu-cnu021518.php

Though evolution appears random, multiple mechanisms at play suggest natural selection

Untah Ste University

Is evolution predictable? Are changes in a species random or do they …

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2018-02-14T04:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: January 2018 Source: European Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) …

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2018-02-14T04:00:00.0000000Z

Down to Earth Magazine http://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/why-are-pests-developing-resistance-to-bt-cotton-in-telangana-andhra-pradesh--59685

By Subhojit Goswami  

In Kharif 2017-18, cotton was grown over a total area of 12.25 million …

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2018-02-14T04:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-02-quantify-nutritional-soil-fungi-serengeti.html

by Kerry Bennett

Northern Arizona University The complex Serengeti ecosystem, which spans 12,000 square miles extending from northern Tanzania into southwestern …

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2018-02-13T18:00:00.0000000Z
Does not explain why the technology is needed; have other approaches to overcome cassava mosaic virus failed? Does anyone have any background that would help to understand this article more?
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2018-02-12T14:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: Sun 11 Feb 2018 Source: The News [edited] <https://www.thenews. …

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2018-02-12T04:00:00.0000000Z
A kiwifruit vine infected with Psa. Photo: Plant & Food Research Limited Hundreds of kwifruit Psa bacteria infecting the stem of a kiwifruit vine. Photo: Plant & Food Research Limited Plant breeder Luis Gea inspecting some of the hundreds of potential new kiwifruit cultivars that he has bred. Photo: Plant & Food Research Limited Tony Reglinski was involved in testing new kiwifruit cultivars to see if they were resistant to kiwifruit Psa. Photo: Plant & Food Research Limited
Radio New Zealand

In 2010, a virulent bacterial disease began infecting hundreds of New Zealand kiwifruit orchards and …

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