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2018-03-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

PLOSOne http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0193881

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The study of invertebrate–and particularly nematode–viruses is emerging with the advancement of transcriptome sequencing. …

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2018-03-05T04:00:00.0000000Z

UGA Today https://news.uga.edu/uga-researchers-develop-new-method-improve-crops/

Technique using plant's own DNA could produce crops that are more resistant to drought and disease

A team of University of Georgia researchers has developed a new way …

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2018-03-05T04:00:00.0000000Z
A cephalotes ant tending a membracid on a plant. Credit: Photo by Jon Sanders.

Science Daliy https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180306085412.htm Drexel University Socially transmitted, nitrogen-providing microbes have opened a new ecological frontier for herbivorous turtle ants.

You've probably heard about poop …

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2018-03-04T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: February 2018 Source: European Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) …

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2018-03-03T22:00:00.0000000Z

From the Aliens-L Email list CABI has today released a new Horizon Scanning Tool in the Invasive Species Compendium (ISC) and Crop Protection Compendium(CPC). It has been developed to help users identify potential invasive species threats to a …

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2018-03-03T18:00:00.0000000Z
A photo captured in 2017 shows the bulb of the flower. Credit: Phytotaxa/Creative Commons

Live Science https://www.livescience.com/61925-fairy-lantern-plant-rainforest.html

By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer A strange plant that needs no sunlight and sucks on underground fungi for nutrients has turned up in Borneo, Malaysia, 151 years …

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2018-03-01T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: Mon 26 Feb 2018 Source: Grainews [edited] <https://www.grainews. …

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2018-02-28T22:00:00.0000000Z
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Wisconsin Gazette http://www.wisconsingazette.com/news/report-million-acres-of-monarch-habitat-to-be-doused-with/article_a3b7d956-1e35-11e8-aad2-dfa1667caa31.html Monarch populations have fallen 80 percent in the past two decades due to escalating …

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2018-02-28T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: Tue 27 Feb 2018 Source: The Indian Express [edited] <http:// …

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