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Phys.Org by Loko Yêyinou Laura Estelle, The Conversation The link between climate change and the spread of crop pests has been established by research and evidence.

Farmers are noticing the link themselves, alongside higher …

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ABC https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-11-10/university-of-adelaide-gene-drive-technology-mice-control/101639638

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have released their findings about the potential effectiveness of gene drive technology to control …

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HortDsily https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9476456/potential-use-of-entomopathogenic-and-mycoparasitic-fungi-against-powdery-mildew-in-aquaponics/

Aquaponics has the potential to produce sustainable and accessible quality food through the …

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Krishak Jagat https://www.en.krishakjagat.org/biopesticides-biocontrols/plantwiseplus-boosts-crop-health-in-banglades

Bangladesh: Crop health in Bangladesh has never been more important. The FAO states that the agricultural sector employs almost 50% …

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University of the Sunshine Coast https://www.nationaltribune.com.au/insect-dna-barcoding-results-delight-unisc-entomologist/

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Insect DNA barcoding results to be released publicly today show exciting progress in the tri- …

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The defense mechanisms plants use to recognize and respond to a common pest -- the caterpillar -- has arisen from a single gene that evolved over millions of years, according to a new report.

The defence mechanisms …

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Antagonism exhibited by Bacillus cabrialesii strain MPSK 109 against fungal phytopathogens. a, Rhizoctonia solani; b, Pythium aphanidermatum; c, Fusarium oxysporum; d, Fusarium pallidoroseum. Credit: Phytotherapy Research (2022). DOI: 10.1002/ptr.7660

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by K.S. Harikrishnan, SciDev.Net Salt-tolerant bacteria found in salt pans can be used to contain fungal attacks on chili (Capsicum annuum), a major export crop of India, according to a new study published this month.

India, the largest grower …

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Researchers found that the fungus Metarhizium robertsii removes mercury from the soil around plant roots, and from fresh and saltwater. The researchers also genetically engineered the fungus to amplify …
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A new animated video shows how biocontrol, a process where a carefully selected living organism is used to control an invasive species, helped to save the native Wiliwili tree from the edge of extinction.

The video, produced by …

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