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2019-04-11T14:00:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/uos-tto040919.php

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN Traces of neonicotinoid pesticides can impair a flying insect's ability to spot predators and avoid collisions with objects in their path, new … Read more...
Bees
Neonicotinoids
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-10T14:00:00.0000000Z
As members will know, the FAO held a Fall Armyworm in Asia: Consultative Meeting in Bangkok 20-22 March 2019.
John Wightman was invited to attend the meeting based on his extensive experience dealing with Spodoptera lituraand other …
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Fall_armyworm
FAO
Consultative_meeting
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-10T14:00:00.0000000Z
Dear Everyone
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Hà Nội, Đống Đa, Hà Nội, Việt Nam
Identification request
2019-04-10T02:16:56.5010126Z
adult 1 fore leg larva adult midle leg antena hind leg pupa thorax upside

Dear Colleagues,

Could any one who can help on identification of date palm insect pest with attached photos ? this insect species was collected on date palm at Rach Gia city of Kien Giang province of Vietnam. The larva feeds inside the leaf of date …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-09T14:00:00.0000000Z

ScienceNordic http://sciencenordic.com/fighting-insect-apocalypse-hotels-flowers-and-dead-trees

By: Nancy BazilchukDag-Inge Danielsen

The news is full of stories about how the world’s insects are disappearing, whether from pollution, …

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Insect_hotels
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-09T04:56:00.0000000Z
Wax produced by nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid

AgNetWest http://agnetwest.com/tamarixia-biological-control-stop-acp/

The tamarixia program plays an important part in the overall biological control effort.  Due to expense and public opinion, Morgan noted that they have discontinued insecticide …

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USA
Asian_citrus_psyllid
Tamarixia_radiata
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-08T14:00:00.0000000Z
Adult Telenomus remus (Copyright: G. Goergen, IITA)
Fall_armyworm
Spodoptera_frugiperda
Telenomus_remus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-08T14:00:00.0000000Z
A magnified image of a rose mite that spreads rose rosette virus (USDA ARS)

USDA ARS https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAARS/bulletins/23cde99

By Dennis O'Brien Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Beltsville, Maryland and their colleagues have discovered why a mite is causing extensive damages to …
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USA
Rose_bud_mite
Phyllocoptes_fructiphilus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-08T14:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlazahttps://www.freshplaza.com/article/9091016/ambrosia-beetle-is-a-concern-for-new-zealand-avocado-sector/

Beetle located in Blockhouse Bay, Kumeu, Riverhead and Titirangi

The avocado industry is on alert to understand more about the wood- …

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New_Zealand
Ambrosia_beetle
Avocado