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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-09-11T00:36:00.0000000Z

USDA ARS https://www.ars.usda.gov/news-events/news/research-news/2020/friendly-fungus-protects-against-wheat-scab/ By Jan Suszkiw A fungal tenant of sorts that lives inside wheat plants could get its chance to "pay it forward" in the fight …

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Wheat
Fusarium_graminearum
Sarocladium_zeae
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-09-10T07:56:00.0000000Z

EPPO Bulletin https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/epp.12676?campaign=woletoc

Diagnostics

PM 7/139 (1) Tospoviruses (Genus Orthotospovirus)

First published: 29 August 2020
 
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EPPO
Tospoviruses
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-09-09T05:14:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9247904/sterile-fruit-flies-contribute-to-reduction-in-queensland-fruit-fly-population/?edition=5

Releases of sterile fruit flies at two Australian locations have significantly reduced Queensland fruit fly …

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Identification request
2020-09-07T13:38:12.4435832Z
Egg Newly hatched nymph Newly hatched nymph

Hi

I collected the attached samples from rice field today from Bangladesh Rice Research Institute research field, Gazipur, Bangladesh. Cay uou please identify it correctly. 

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-09-06T21:13:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: The New Indian Express [edited] https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2020/aug/25/onion-crops-rotted-after-heavy-showers-2187917.htmlDue to heavy rainfall and moisture in the air, onion crops in …

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Onion
Purple_blotch
Identification request
2020-09-04T17:36:02.4094003Z
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Dear colleagues, attached are images of a small insect responsible for serious damages on Hibiscus plant and okra. Few individuals were also recorded from soya. this is happening in the central and northern parts of Togo. Please help identify this. … Read more...
Togo
Identification request
2020-09-04T17:15:00.0000000Z
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Please help identify the insect in attached photos. Insect found on Adansonia digitata in northern Togo, West Africa.

See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adansonia_digitata - African baobab (editor)

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Togo
Adansonia_digitata
African_baobab
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-09-04T01:55:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200831112349.htm

Source:
Washington University in St. Louis
Summary:
A key to surviving in the wild is fighting off infection -- and not just once. For plants, as with humans, one infection may …
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Powdery_mildew
Epidemics
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-09-04T01:33:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-08-microbes-sync-results-disastrous.html

by Sheng-Yang He, The Conversation

Many of us have heard about inflammatory bowel disease, a debilitating condition that is associated with an abnormal collection of …

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Plant_microbiome
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-09-04T01:16:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-09-chip-plant-microbe-interactions.html

by Joan Koka, Argonne National Laboratory Plants interact with certain microbes, such as bacteria and fungi, in mutually beneficial ways that scientists are only beginning …

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