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2021-02-27T00:22:00.0000000Z

KBC https://www.kbc.co.ke/icipe-researchers-make-breakthrough-in-fall-armyworm-control/ BY:Margaret Kalekye Fall Armyworm (FAW) or Spodoptera frugiperda , is an invasive pest that is wreaking havoc in Kenya and many other parts of the world, causing …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-27T00:11:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/usu-run022321.php

In their study published on Dec. 4 in Nature: Scientific Reports, researchers at Utah State University analyzed the effects of two abiotic stressors on Pseudomonas …

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2021-02-27T00:05:00.0000000Z

The Harvard Gazette https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2021/02/understanding-how-evolution-shaped-the-insect-visual-system/

Novel way to isolate light-sensitive proteins may lead to evolutionary insights

Marjorie Liénard had a classic eureka moment …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-26T23:24:00.0000000Z

The Crescent News https://www.crescent-news.com/news/local_farm/relationship-between-nitrogen-and-crop-disease/article_d6c9c6f5-98d0-556c-8ef7-75681fc5288b.html

By Hoorman Soil Health Services Nitrogen (N) is the fourth most abundant plant nutrient …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-26T23:12:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-02-global-microbial-life-soilsand-ecological.html

by German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig Soil microorganisms play a critical role in the survival of life-sustaining …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-20T10:23:00.0000000Z

BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-56095222

New Zealand has some of the highest numbers of wasps in the world, and is now taking action to tackle them by introducing two insects from Europe.

The hover fly and wasp-nest beetle were given the …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-20T09:37:00.0000000Z

ABC Radio Brisbane https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-17/beekeper-creates-tree-map-to-save-native-bees/13156240

By Antonia O'Flahert

A Brisbane beekeeper has created a map for the public to locate African tulip trees in a bid to weed out the plant …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-20T09:17:00.0000000Z
Recently, Professor Gen-ichiro Arimura from Tokyo University of Science, Japan, encapsulated the research on the herbivory-sensing mechanism of plants through elicitors. Commenting of the immense value of these elicitors, Prof. Arimura states, "This review focuses mainly on elicitors because they are timely, novel, and have potential biotechnological applications." Credit: Gen-ichiro Arimura, Tokyo University of Science

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-02-predators-herbivore.html

by Tokyo University of Science Nature has its way of maintaining balance. This statement rightly holds true for plants that are eaten by herbivores—insects or even mammals. Interestingly, …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-20T08:49:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-02-neonicotinoid-pesticide-residues-irish-honey.htmlby Thomas Deane, Trinity College Dublin Researchers from Trinity and Dublin City University found that Irish honey contained residues of neonicotinoid …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-20T08:40:00.0000000Z

Science https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6531/eaba6605.full

Authors: Pierre-Marc Delaux and Sebastian Schornack

Abstract

During 450 million years of diversification on land, plants and microbes have evolved together. This is reflected in …

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