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2017-12-06T04:00:00.0000000Z
For photosynthetic bacteria to be harnessed by an amoeba the way they were harnessed a billion years ago, they must completely lose their freedom to live as independent organisms. (Eric Fischer/Flickr Creative Commons)

The DailyCampus  http://dailycampus.com/stories/2017/12/7/amoeba-harnesses-bacterium-to-make-food-using-the-sun

University of Connecticut
Rewind a billion years back into Earth’s history and you’ll be in the midst of a biological revolution. The …
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Amoeba
Photosynthetic_bacteria
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: December 2017 Source: Plant Disease [edited] <https://apsjournals …

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Tomato_leaf_curl_New_Delhi_virus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-02T04:00:00.0000000Z

Nature Communications https://www.nature.com/ articles/s41467-017-01674-2 Abstract

Environmental conditions profoundly affect plant disease development; however, the underlying molecular bases are not well understood. Here we show that elevated …

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Effector_proteins
Environmental_conditions_disease
Pseudomonas_syringae_pv_tomato
Salicylic_acid
Plant_pathogen_interaction
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-01T18:00:00.0000000Z

PhysOrg https://phys.org/news/2017-11-maize-pest-exploits-defense-compounds.html The western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera), orginally from Central America, is more and more frequently found in Europe. Credit: Nowlan Freese, Max …

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Maize
Max_Planck_Institute
Rootworm_Diabrotica_virgifera_virgifera_
Sydney NSW, Australia
Identification request
2017-12-01T08:00:00.0000000Z
Taro petiole lesions - The Maldives Taro leaf lesions - The Maldives

To Whom it may concern

I am writing on behalf of ministry of fisheries and agriculture of the Maldives. I would like to request you to please help us in identifying the condition that is evident in the attached pictures. 

Thank you for your …

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Taro
The_Maldives
Leaf_and_petiole_lesions
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-01T08:00:00.0000000Z
The Hindu (Note there is an error in The Hindu post, with paragraphs missing from that provided by the ICAR site). The text below has been amended to account for the missing paras).
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Beetles
Aleurodicus_rugioperculatus
Kerala_India
Encarsia_guadeloupae
Rugose_spiralling_whitefly
Leiochrini_nilgirianus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-30T22:00:00.0000000Z
EurekAlert

Melanie Taylor, U.S. FOREST SERVICE

New research published by a team of scientists from the USDA Forest Service and Purdue University suggests that tiny soil fungi that …

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Invasiveness
Arbuscular_mycorrhiza
Ectomycorrhiza
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-28T18:00:00.0000000Z

InfoPest https://mailchi.mp/infopest/infopest-news-amendment?e=654da733f0 Political decisions have clouded the science on popular herbicide, glyphosate. However, it appears that the cloud has lifted. The article published in Infopest News yesterday: …

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Glyphosate
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-28T14:00:00.0000000Z

CropBiotechUptake http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=16009

Scientists from France and the U.K. reviewed 52 articles on CRISPR use in crops published from 2014 to mid-2017 in peer-reviewed journals. The result is …

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