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2020-01-19T07:05:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-01-bushfire-crisis-aussie-insects.html

by Jessica Fagan, Australian National University

Australia's current bushfire crisis could wipe out some of our rarer insect species, according to a group of experts. …

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2020-01-19T07:04:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org (from The Conversation) https://phys.org/news/2020-01-lessons-effectively-tackle-insect-invasions.html

by Esther Ndumi Ngumbi, The Conversation

Kenyan food production and grazing land is under threat from a huge desert locust …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-19T07:02:00.0000000Z

Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/01/aphid-munching-beetle-could-help-save-hemlock-forests

The result marks a rare success for forest scientists aiming to use introduced insects to battle pests, a strategy called biocontrol. Researchers …

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Wooly_adelgid
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-19T06:41:00.0000000Z

Cornell Chronicle https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/01/wild-tomatoes-resist-devastating-bacterial-canker

Many New York tomato growers are familiar with the scourge of bacterial canker – the wilted leaves and blistered fruit that can spoil an …

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Clavibacter_michiganensis
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-15T23:12:00.0000000Z

Pity the scientific names are not given. Common names without scientific names are not that useful: there are more than one disease caused target spot on tomato. One of the things that has become obvious to us in the Pacific is that spots on …

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Drones
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-14T07:06:00.0000000Z

USDA-ARS https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAARS/bulletins/275dd2b

By Jan Suszkiw January 13, 2020

Exotic ambrosia beetles are costly pests of ornamental and fruit trees nationwide—from front-yard plantings of Japanese maple and oak to …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-13T00:42:00.0000000Z
No-regret solutions in the suggested roadmap.

Stuff.co.nz https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/118697488/how-to-avoid-the-insect-apocalypse

Insect Apocalypse: 40% of world species threatened with extinction, report finds

This story was originally published on Newsroom.co.nz and is …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-12T23:31:00.0000000Z

Cornell Chronicle http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/01/plants-speak-roundworm-self-defense-study-shows

Nematodes are tiny, ubiquitous roundworms that infect plant roots, causing more than $100 billion in crop damage worldwide each year. New …

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Ascarosides
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-12T22:12:00.0000000Z

Scoop SciTech https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC2001/S00007/world-attention-for-new-zealands-threatened-fungi.htm

Press Release: Landcare Research

World attention for New Zealand’s threatened fungi

Established in 1964, the International Union for …

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