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2021-06-16T03:19:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-06-methods-boost-success-classical-biological.html

by CABI A CABI-led study has revealed that the success of Classical Biological Control (CBC) in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East is only rarely dependent on …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-16T03:10:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-06-south-african-worker-honeybees-near-perfect.html

by Bob Yirka A team of researchers from the University of Sydney, the ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute and York University, has found that workers in a …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-16T02:22:00.0000000Z

DW https://www.dw.com/en/switzerland-holds-referendum-on-pesticide-ban/a-57870962

The Alpine country could become the first in Europe to outlaw synthetic pesticides. Swiss voters will also decide whether to limit subsidies to organic farmers who use …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-16T02:11:00.0000000Z

TechnologyNetworks https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/crispr-made-more-precise-by-new-algorithm-349758

Researchers from Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen have developed a new method, which makes CRISPR gene editing more precise …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-16T00:54:00.0000000Z

FAO RELIEFWEB https://reliefweb.int/report/world/first-virtual-fao-conference-kicks-renewed-calls-rebuilding-better-world

FAO Members are set to approve the new Strategic Framework for the next decade

14 June 2021, Rome - As the 42nd Session …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-16T00:41:00.0000000Z

The Cornell Alliance for Science has as its primary source of support a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Cornell  https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2021/06/kenya-on-track-to-commercialize-gm-maize-by-2022-to- …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-09T23:07:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: Nairobi Star [abridged, edited] https://thenairobistar.com/2021/06/06/farmers-in-narok-staring-at-losses-as-head-smut-disease-ravages-crop/Maize farmers in Narok [County] are staring at losses in crop yields …

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Head_smut
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-09T23:02:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: The Sun [abridged, edited] https://www.sunnewsonline.com/nigeria-losing-over-1m-tonnes-of-onions-to-purple-blotch-annually-fg/The annual purple blotch fungal disease affecting onions in the country has created …

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2021-06-09T04:19:00.0000000Z
Congratulation to our colleague Dr Peter Maddison who has been awarded Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to New Zealand conservation. We might add too his services to plant protection, Pacific entomology and …
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-08T23:24:00.0000000Z

World Economic Forum https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/06/plant-pandemics-threaten-future-food-supply-data-analytics-information

  • New research has found that plant pandemics are only getting worse as climate change steadily worsens.
  • Research shows …
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