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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-07T22:11:00.0000000Z
Tamarixia radiata parasitizing an Asian citrus psyllid nymph. Credit: Mike Lewis, Center for Invasive Species Research, UC Riverside

FreshFruitPortal https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2020/08/06/how-biocontrol-helps-fight-the-asian-citrus-psyllid/

By Thomas Grandperrin of UAV-IQ Precision Agriculture

This article is part of a series on biological control and …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-07T21:54:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200807093758.htm

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Aarhus University
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Plants recognize beneficial microbes and keep harmful ones out, which is important for healthy plants production and global food security. …
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Rhizobia
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-07T20:06:00.0000000Z

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Source: ChiniMandi [edited] https://www.chinimandi.com/red-rot-disease-impacts-sugarcane-crops/[In] Lakhimpur Kheri [district], the sugarcane crops are affected due to the red rot disease. As the issue was …

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Jacksonville, FL, USA
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2020-08-03T16:44:48.1828657Z

I am looking for someone who knows about treatment for mealybugs found on bananas before and after harvest.

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-01T21:14:00.0000000Z

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Source: Farmers Guardian [abridged, edited] https://www.fginsight.com/news/rare-cereal-disease-found-in-trial-plots-at-oak-park-110788Symptoms of what is believed to be stem rust disease were found in untreated plots …

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Pago Pago, Eastern District, American Samoa
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2020-08-01T04:15:00.0000000Z
In the past couple months in American Samoa we have observed large numbers of dark-winged fungus gnats (Sciaridae) coming into homes, offices, and other buildings. They are also abundant outdoors in many areas. We have not observed this previously, … Read more...
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-01T01:10:00.0000000Z

EntomologyToday https://entomologytoday.org/2020/07/27/hungry-caterpillars-bt-maize-africa-smallholder-farms-insecticide-resistance-management/

By Johnnie Van den Berg, Ph.D., and Andri Visser, PhD Maize is the most important staple crop in …

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IRM_strategy
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-01T00:56:00.0000000Z

Smithsonian https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/in-social-insects-researchers-find-clues-battling-pandemics-180975402/

Studying the ability of some ants, termites, bees and wasps to contain pathogens may help human societies control diseases of …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-01T00:44:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/07/200727114720.htm

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Washington State University
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An endangered aquatic insect that lives in icy streams fed by glaciers might not mind if the water grows warmer due to climate. A new …
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-08-01T00:34:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-07-amazing-small-rnas.html

by ETH Zurich In most organisms, small bits of RNA play a key role in gene regulation by silencing gene expression. They do this by targeting and docking onto complementary sequences of …

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