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Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Identification request
2021-01-14T12:32:45.1706180Z
Unidentified scale insect tended by Oecophylla longinoda on a cocoa pod peduncle (Cote d'Ivoire) Unidentified scale insect tended by Oecophylla longinoda on a cocoa pod peduncle (Cote d'Ivoire)

Dear All,

I need some help to identify this scale insect tended by Oecophylla longinoda on a cocoa pod peduncle.

Thank you.

Regards

Régis

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Cote_d_Ivoire
Cocoa_pod
Scale_insects
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-11T22:01:00.0000000Z

SelectScience https://www.selectscience.net/industry-news/study-finds-large-scale-expansion-of-stem-rust-resistance-gene-in-barley-and-oat/?&artID=53509

Diane Li

The disease has re-emerged in major wheat growing areas and an epidemic could cause a …

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Stem_rust
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-11T21:32:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-01-disease-induced-microbial-shifts-reveal-crop.html

by American Phytopathological Society

While humanity is facing the COVID-19 pandemic, the citrus industry is trying to manage its own devastating disease, …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-11T20:39:00.0000000Z

Emirates News Agency https://wam.ae/en/details/1395302900351

News of a book on date pests and diseases

ABU DHABI, 9th January 2021 (WAM) - Under the directives of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Chairman of …

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Date_palm
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-07T01:58:00.0000000Z

EurAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-01/aps-udm010521.php

While humanity is facing the COVID-19 pandemic, the citrus industry is trying to manage its own devastating disease, Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening disease. …

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Huanglongbing
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-06T22:40:00.0000000Z
FAO/DUS

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9281590/east-africa-gets-ready-for-return-of-destructive-locust-swarms/?edition=5

In 2020, East Africa was struck by the worst locust plague in decades. Unfortunately, now, the swarms are returning.

The …

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Africa
FAO
Locust
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-06T21:35:00.0000000Z

ProMED https://promedmail.org

Source: The Federal [edited] https://thefederal.com/news/indias-banana-variety-hit-by-deadly-mutant-fungus-strain-says-nrcb-study/Grand Nain banana, a variety under Cavendish cultivar, is being affected with a mutated …

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Fusarium_TR1
Montpellier, France
Identification request
2021-01-06T10:52:44.1062928Z

Has somebody and idea of the scientific name of these Chrysomelidae-like insects found on Moringa leaves in Madagascar ? 

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-03T04:36:00.0000000Z

The Science Times https://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/28851/20201229/study-shows-groups-bacteria-work-together-better-protection-crops.htm

Olive Marie Certain bacteria, also called plant-growth-promoting-bacteria or PGPB, can improve or shield plant …

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Biofilms
Growth_promoting_bacteria
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-01-03T04:13:00.0000000Z

WireScience https://science.thewire.in/environment/dung-beetles-movement-sky/1

A pair of dung beetles. Photo: Kev Gregory/Flickr

Placed over the heart in the wrappings of Egyptian mummies, archaeologists have often …

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