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2017-12-08T18:00:00.0000000Z

University of Bristol http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2017/december/connected-conference-.html A major new project aimed at tackling the devastation caused by plant disease in Africa will be launched when world-class scientists and researchers …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-06T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: November 2017 Source: European Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-06T04:00:00.0000000Z
For photosynthetic bacteria to be harnessed by an amoeba the way they were harnessed a billion years ago, they must completely lose their freedom to live as independent organisms. (Eric Fischer/Flickr Creative Commons)

The DailyCampus  http://dailycampus.com/stories/2017/12/7/amoeba-harnesses-bacterium-to-make-food-using-the-sun

University of Connecticut
Rewind a billion years back into Earth’s history and you’ll be in the midst of a biological revolution. The …
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Photosynthetic_bacteria
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: December 2017 Source: Plant Disease [edited] <https://apsjournals …

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Tomato_leaf_curl_New_Delhi_virus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-02T04:00:00.0000000Z

Nature Communications https://www.nature.com/ articles/s41467-017-01674-2 Abstract

Environmental conditions profoundly affect plant disease development; however, the underlying molecular bases are not well understood. Here we show that elevated …

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Pseudomonas_syringae_pv_tomato
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Plant_pathogen_interaction
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-01T18:00:00.0000000Z

PhysOrg https://phys.org/news/2017-11-maize-pest-exploits-defense-compounds.html The western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera), orginally from Central America, is more and more frequently found in Europe. Credit: Nowlan Freese, Max …

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Rootworm_Diabrotica_virgifera_virgifera_
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-01T08:00:00.0000000Z
Taro petiole lesions - The Maldives Taro leaf lesions - The Maldives

To Whom it may concern

I am writing on behalf of ministry of fisheries and agriculture of the Maldives. I would like to request you to please help us in identifying the condition that is evident in the attached pictures. 

Thank you for your …

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Leaf_and_petiole_lesions
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-01T08:00:00.0000000Z
The Hindu (Note there is an error in The Hindu post, with paragraphs missing from that provided by the ICAR site). The text below has been amended to account for the missing paras).
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Aleurodicus_rugioperculatus
Kerala_India
Encarsia_guadeloupae
Rugose_spiralling_whitefly
Leiochrini_nilgirianus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-30T22:00:00.0000000Z
EurekAlert

Melanie Taylor, U.S. FOREST SERVICE

New research published by a team of scientists from the USDA Forest Service and Purdue University suggests that tiny soil fungi that …

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Arbuscular_mycorrhiza
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