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2022-09-05T04:22:00.0000000Z

ProMED

Source: Citi News, Modern Ghana report [summ. Mod.DHA, edited] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVfjVunI-ccAs Ghana launches the 2nd International Coconut Festival, the country is said to have lost over 80% of its coconut resources from the …

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2022-09-02T22:24:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by Addison Dehaven, South Dakota State University Over the last decade, agriculture research has become more and more advanced—in large part because of unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as drones. At South Dakota State University, …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2022-09-02T21:25:00.0000000Z

Alliance from Science

BY JOSEPH OPOKU GAKPO Work has begun to possibly develop CRISPR cassava varieties that are resistant to the deadly cassava mosaic disease (CMD), after an international team of research scientists managed to …

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2022-09-02T21:15:00.0000000Z

Science

Plant that helps produce behavior-changing pheromones could boost environmentally friendly pest control

Each year, pests eat more than one-fifth of the crops grown around the world. Many farmers turn to insecticides to protect their harvest, …

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Corbridge, UK
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2022-09-02T11:54:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by Sara LaJeunesse, Pennsylvania State UniversityWhen eight-year-old Hugo Deans discovered a handful of BB-sized objects lying near an ant nest beneath a log in his backyard, he thought they were a type of seed. His father, Andrew Deans, …

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Oxford, UK
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2022-08-25T18:18:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by Jeff Mulhollem, Pennsylvania State University

Flavonoids produced by sorghum leaves have shown promising results in combating fall armyworm larvae. When sprayed on the leaves of corn, sorghum flavonoids stunt the growth of fall …

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Oxford, UK
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2022-08-25T09:33:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

Farmers now have a new biocontrol tool to help fight one of Australia's most challenging agricultural weeds, flaxleaf fleabane, which causes grain crop revenue losses of more than $43 million each year. Researchers from Australia's national …

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Oxford, UK
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2022-08-25T09:27:00.0000000Z

Duke Today

DURHAM, N.C. -- In times of war, factories retool to support the needs of battle. Assembly lines change course from turning out car parts to machine guns, or from building washing machines to aircraft engines.

To hear Duke University …

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2022-08-21T04:19:00.0000000Z

SciDEevNet https://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/news/rd-in-agriculture-and-food-declining-experts-say

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  • R&D investment in food and agriculture on the decline, experts say
  • Asia Pacific now accounts for almost half of world spending on agri- …
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2022-08-21T04:03:00.0000000Z

ABC

ABC RN /  By religion and ethics reporter Nicola Heath In the last century, psychedelics have gone from being at the cutting edge of medical science, to a symbol of the 1960s counterculture, and back again.

Thanks to renewed interest among the …

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