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2020-01-23T10:11:41.9310979Z
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Dear Pestnetters, Please find attached a picture (not very good quality) of a parasitoid wasp that emerged from a bean pod borer (Maruca vitrata) pupa. Wasp is about 10mm in length. Many thanks Mani Read more...
Fiji
Parasitoid_wasp
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-23T01:46:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9181104/banana-killing-fungal-disease-tr4-the-day-after-tomorrow/

With Latin America frenetic over the arrival of the banana killing fungal disease TR4, FruiTrop explains how we can finally see a sign, or …

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Fusarium_TR4
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-22T23:36:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9182020/rapid-spread-of-bmsb-calls-for-extra-vigilance/

The rapid spread of the exotic pest Brown Marmorated Stink Bug across the northern hemisphere is putting unprecedented pressure on Australia‚Äôs …

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Australia_and_New_Zealand
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-22T21:39:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9181782/two-new-citrus-virus-diseases-found-in-turkey/

"Two serious viral diseases are affecting Turkey's citrus cultivation and threatening all the Mediterranean countries". This was …

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Citrus
Turkey
Citrus_Yellow_Vein_Clearing
Citrus_Chlorotic_Dwarf
Identification request
2020-01-21T20:08:52.6717393Z
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Dear Pestnetters Please find attached a picture (×10) of a wasp (picture attached) that is seemingly a parasitoid of one of the long bean leaf miner pests, supposedly Lyriomiza spp. Wasps are about 3 mm in length. Many thanks Mani Read more...
Fiji
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-19T09:34:00.0000000Z

Scitech Europa https://www.scitecheuropa.eu/rice-blast-fungus-eats-itself-to-attack-plants/99176/

The cells of rice blast fungus endure major changes when it infects its host plant. One of these changes involves using the components of its own cell …
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Rice_blast
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-19T07:27:00.0000000Z

Science Daily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200116141717.htm

Simulations incorporate evolutionary theory to evaluate different rotation patterns

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PLOS
Summary:
A new computational model shows how different patterns of crop rotation …
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-19T07:27:00.0000000Z

Citrus Industry http://citrusindustry.net/2020/01/13/citrus-greening-bacterium-is-now-available-in-culture-so-whats-next/

By Nabil Killiny A dynamic research collaboration between several labs at Washington State University (Gang, Beyenal and Omsland …

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Citrus
Huanglongbing
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-01-19T07:09:00.0000000Z

National Science Foundation https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=299875

Research uncovers aspects of insect physiology

When grasshoppers change their orientation, they respond to gravity as humans do.

Despite the importance of …

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Gravity