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Identification request
2018-01-16T04:00:00.0000000Z
Cocoa pod borer, Kenya - Moth Cocoa pod borer, Kenya - Larvae Cocoa pod borer, Kenya - Moth

Dear all, First of all Greetings for the New Year! 

Can someone of the "pestnet" group can give us the name of the attached photos of the moth species found on cocoa fruit (the larvae are boring the fruit) or at least to get …

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Cocoa
Kenya
Moth
Pods
Pod_borer
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-16T04:00:00.0000000Z
Northern corn leaf blight causes major yield losses if not detected and treated early. Resistance genes have been identified in corn, but the …
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Northern_leaf_blight
University_of_Illinois
Molecular_markers
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-15T14:00:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-01/sri-cdp010518.php LA JOLLA, CA - Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a fascinating new theory for how life on Earth may have begun.

Their experiments, …

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Early_life
Citric_acid_cycle
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-15T14:00:00.0000000Z

Open Access Government https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/call-international-research-funding-locusts/41154/ Dr. Hojun Song from the Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University explores the future for international research and funding on …

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Texas_A_M
Locust
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-15T14:00:00.0000000Z

News Medical Net https://www.news-medical.net/life-sciences/RNA-interference-in-biotechnology.aspx

By Jeyashree Sundaram RNA interference (RNAi) is a rapidly developing and potent method of gene silencing.

RNAi is a fundamental and potent …

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rNA_interference
Gene_silencing
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-15T04:00:00.0000000Z

The Star, Kenya https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/01/10/armyworm-to-cause-more-damage-during-march-april-farming-season_c1695274

By AGATHA NGOTHO Dr Eliud Kireger, the director general of the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, …

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Fall_armyworm
Kenya
Internatiional_Wheat_and_Maize_Improvement_Center
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-15T04:00:00.0000000Z
USDA scientists continue screwworm eradication efforts with national and international partners to keep the United States and other countries free of flesh-eating screwworm. (USDA-ARS photo)

USDA gov https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2018/01/09/usda-agencies-work-together-eradicate-old-foe-screwworm

Posted by Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young Administrator, Agricultural Research Service in Research and Science
USDA scientists continue …
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Screwworm
APHIS
Sterile_male_flies
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-15T04:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-01-bacteria-turbocharged-motors.html

The discovery, by a team from Imperial College London, provides insights into evolution at the molecular scale.

Bacteria use molecular motors just tens of nanometres wide to spin …

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Bacteria
Flagellum
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-15T04:00:00.0000000Z
By Peta Gay Rowe Story Highlights
  • The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, …
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Cocoa
Frosty_pod_rot
Jamaica
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-01-14T18:00:00.0000000Z

Fossil fungi from over 400m years ago have altered our understanding of early life on land and climate change over deep …

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Rhynie_Chert
Mycorrhizal_symbiosis
Liverworts
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