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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-27T05:19:00.0000000Z

EU Commision https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/qanda_22_3694

What has been proposed today and what are the next steps?

The Commission has proposed new rules to reduce the use and risk of pesticides in the EU, delivering on the 

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-24T21:46:00.0000000Z

There is always something of interest to me (and much more to others) in the FAO/IAEA Newsletter put out by the Insect Pest Control Section. As I am more interested in sweet potato weevil than fruit flies, I was drawn to the eradication of …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-24T10:30:00.0000000Z
Franklin's bumble bee

USDA-ARS https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAARS/bulletins/31d3874

For media inquiries contact: Kim Kaplan, 301-588-5314

LOGAN, UTAH, June 22, 2022—The USDA Agricultural Research Service is leading a project dubbed "Beenome100" …

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Genome_sequencing
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-24T10:27:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: Nottingham Post [summ. Mod.DHA, edited] https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/uk-world-news/urgent-warning-froth-like-substance-7200040An urgent warning has been issued after a froth-like substance (" …

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Xylella
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-22T20:45:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9438217/bangladeshi-indonesian-partnership-should-provide-disease-resistant-gmo-potatoes/

Researchers will be testing genetically modified potatoes in Bangladesh and Indonesia this year in hopes of …

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GMO_fungi
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-21T21:43:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by CABI The majority of farmers surveyed in Bangladesh, Rwanda and Zambia are willing to pay for visits to CABI-led Plantwise plant clinics, which help diagnose potentially devastating crop pests and diseases as well as ways to mitigate …

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Plant_clinics
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-21T21:20:00.0000000Z

Nature

by Meiji University The sex and sexual characteristics constitute key aspects of an organism's life and are determined by a biological process known as sex determination. These ever-evolving mechanisms are broadly classified based on the type …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-21T21:01:00.0000000Z

USDA-ARS https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAARS/bulletins/31d0ed5

For media inquiries contact: Jessica RyanWinter honey bees, compared to newly emerged summer bees, have a better ability to withstand the harmful effects of a widely- …

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Imidacloprid
Bee
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-19T02:55:00.0000000Z

ABC

Landline / By Courtney Wilson Hi-tech trapping is helping growers to home in on invasive pests and reduce reliance on chemicals.

The technological fly trap uses the same fingerprint ID as a smartphone to detect specific pests and was designed to …

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Fruit_fly_trapping
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-06-19T02:27:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: Reliefweb, FAO report [summ. Mod.DHA, edited] https://reliefweb.int/report/ecuador/giews-country-brief-ecuador-15-june-2022In Ecuador, harvesting of the 2022 main season maize crops is ongoing under favourable …

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