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2019-09-24T21:31:00.0000000Z

SpiegelOnline https://www.spiegel.de/international/business/designer-viruses-as-possible-solution-to-pathogens-a-1288209.html

Combatting Disease

Scientists believe designer viruses created in the laboratory can help the agricultural industry deal with …

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Huanglongbing
Viruses
Synthetic_biology
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-22T00:19:00.0000000Z
A good example of cross-sectional images yielded by laser ablation tomography. These show a corn root with a western corn rootworm and damage resulting from this herbivore. Using RGB spectra measured from these images, researchers can separate the rootworm from root tissue, and assess damaged regions from intact tissue. IMAGE: CHRISTOPHER STROCK/PENN STATE

Penn State https://news.psu.edu/story/588094/2019/09/16/research/novel-use-laser-technology-reveals-interactions-between-roots-soil

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A novel use of a custom laser system — developed in Penn State’s College of Agricultural …

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Laser_ablation_tomography
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-21T23:49:00.0000000Z

ScoopBusiness http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1909/S00504/symposium-focused-on-combating-myrtle-rust.htm

Press Release: Ministry For Primary Industries The recent Myrtle Rust Science Symposium discussed solutions to battle the invasive rust …
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Myrtle_rust
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-21T23:28:00.0000000Z

ColdSpringHarbourLab https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/774067v1

View ORCID ProfileYu Zeng, Conner O’Malley, Sonal Singhal, Faszly Rahim, Sehoon Park, Xin Chen, Robert Dudley
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Flight_evolution
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-21T22:27:00.0000000Z

Science https://science.sciencemag.org/content/365/6459/twil.full

FOREST ECOLOGY

Andrew M. Sugden Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 116, 17371 (2019) Introduced and invasive insects can cause extensive damage to native forests, either by direct …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-21T22:20:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190919093936.htm

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A new article discusses the potential ramifications of the discovery for combating the serious damage done by sawflies.
A team of …
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Symbiosis
Wheat_sten_sawfly
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-20T22:41:00.0000000Z
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-18T06:31:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-09/uoc-htj091619.php

Researchers from the University of Cambridge's Sainsbury Laboratory (SLCU) and Department of Plant Sciences have discovered that drought stress triggers the activity of a …

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Drought
Transposons
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-17T00:43:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9142228/panama-tr4-spreading-on-infected-farms-in-north-queensland/ 

Despite the rigid biosecurity measures in place throughout north Queensland banana farms, the dreaded Panama tropical race 4 is …

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banana
Australia
Fusarium_TR4
Banana_bunchy_top
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-09-16T23:50:00.0000000Z

CTA https://www.voanews.com/episode/farmers-ghana-using-drones-pest-disease-surveillance-4024831

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Small-scale farmers in Ghana are using drones for crop surveillance in a bid to increase yields and incomes. Farmers’ …

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Drones