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Identification request
2017-12-17T08:00:00.0000000Z

Dear Pestnet members,

Could someone assist in identifying this caterpillar? It is found in Kenya on the bark of a tree.
Best regards,
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Plant health division
African Indigenous Vegetables IPM
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-17T08:00:00.0000000Z
A potato plant (variety 'Doré') affected by potato blight (Phytophthora infestans)

FreshPlaza https://www.potatopro.com/news/2017/new-insights-attack-mechanism-potato-blight-open-door-biological-protection

By Isabell Albert  A team of international researchers headed by scientists from the University of Tübingen has …

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Phytophthora_infestans
Cytolytic_toxin
University_of_Tubingen
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-17T04:00:00.0000000Z

PhysOrg https://phys.org/news/2017-12-fungi-life.html Today our world is visually dominated by animals and plants, but this world would not have been possible without fungi, say University of Leeds scientists.

Researchers have carried out …

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Early_climate
Plant_fungi_symbiosis
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-16T04:00:00.0000000Z

Daily Update http://www.maravipost.com/malawi-president-declares-state-disaster-districts-affected-fall-armyworm-outbreak/

By Special Absalom

The public is hereby being informed that President Peter Mutharika, in accordance with powers …

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Fall_Army_worms
Integrated_Pest_Management_IPM_
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-16T04:00:00.0000000Z
Sexual reproduction in Rhizopus microspores: (a) Successful mating between fungi harbouring bacteria; (b) Lack of sex between mates cured of  endobacteria. Credit: Stephen Mondo

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2017-12-fungus-bacteria-key-components-reproductive.html

To better understand how beneficial organisms (symbionts) are transmitted between host generations, researchers investigated the role of bacterial that lives …

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Symbiosis_Burkholder_bacteria_Rhizopus_microsporus
Burkholderia_endobacteria
Regulation_of_sexual_reproduction
Cornell_University
Lipid_metabolism
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-16T04:00:00.0000000Z
A leafy gall caused by the Rhodococcus bacteria grows at the base of a butterfly bush. Credit: Melodie Putnam, OSU.

PhysOrg https://phys.org/news/2017-12-pathologists-unusual-evolutionary-transition-common.html

by Chris Branam

It's the "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" in a nursery setting.

There are mostly benign species in the soil-borne, …

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Rhodococcus
Oregon_State_University
Plasmids
Transitioning_between_pathogenic_and_beneficial
Diagnosis
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-15T04:00:00.0000000Z

PhysOrg https://phys.org/news/2017-12-amazing-diversity-decline-mushrooms-fungi.html

By Alexander Weir, The Conversation "Whatever dressing one gives to mushrooms…they are not really good but to be sent back to the dungheap where they are …
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Diversity_of_mushrooms
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-14T14:00:00.0000000Z
Montana State University
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/msu-mtw121417.php BOZEMAN- A Montana State University-licensed technology is being used in an agricultural product that industry leaders are touting as one of the best on …
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Lifeguard
Biological_pesticide
Bacillus_mycoides_isolate_J
Montana_State_University
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-14T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: Thu 14 Dec 2017 12:00 AM Source: The Gleaner [edited] <http:// …

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Jamaica
Frosty_pod