by Daniel Fleiter, Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen
Insects are known to rely on microbial protection during immobile developmental stages, such as eggs. But despite the susceptibility of pupae to antagonistic challenges, the role of …
Source: The Star [summ. Mod.DHA, edited] https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/08/10/penang-paddy-farmers-suffer-losses-due-to-bacterial-blightMore than 50 rice farmers in parts of Penang have suffered losses …Read more...
by Nanjing Agricultural University The Academy of Science Recently, scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences summarized recent research progress on defense responses of horticultural crops to fungal pathogens and novel strategies to …Read more...
We've known this for centuries, but the explanation is not simple.
By Martin McGuigan It's one of the oldest questions tackled by naturalists: Why do tropical regions have so much biodiversity compared with other areas of the globe? …Read more...
ITHACA, N.Y. — You can find anything on eBay and Amazon — including rare and endangered insects that are illegal to sell. A new study from Cornell University researchers finds that exotic or threatened insects and spiders can be easily …Read more...
It's supposed to sound like its ancestors from the Jurassic.
By Tibi Puiu
by Joseph Maina At the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) center in Mtwapa, Kenya, scientist Paul Kuria uproots two sets of cassava tubers exposed to the devastating cassava brown streak disease (CBSD).
One …Read more...