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2018-07-04T04:00:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-07/uoe-ahn070218.php

University of Exeter

Electronic radio tags could be used to track invasive Asian hornets and stop them colonising the UK and killing honeybees, new research shows. …

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2018-07-04T01:21:00.0000000Z

Please note that in some countries where the vectors are present but not the disease introduction of biocontrol agents have been made.. See also accounts of Reunion, Mauritius at  http://promedmail.org/ post/20090601.2034) in a previous …

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2018-07-03T14:00:00.0000000Z

FreshFruitPortal https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2018/07/03/u-s-aphis-lifts-medfly-quarantine-area-in-los-angeles-county/ The U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has removed the Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) …

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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-07-gene-approach-aims-broad-disease.html A novel gene editing approach could hold the key to broad-spectrum disease resistance in certain staple food crops without causing physical detriment to the plants, …

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FreshPlaza  http://www.freshplaza.com/article/197402/Australia-Fruit-fly-restriction-zones-in-Tasmania-to-last-another-six-monthThe fruit fly control zones in Tasmania's north will not be lifted until the end of the year at the …

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Maize, Nigeria Maize, Nigeria Maize, Nigeria

Dear Sir, 

These are pictures sent to us by a farmer. We are suspect it to be mix infection of Southern and Northern leaf blight. 
Is there any other possible conclusion? Your comments will be highly appreciated. 
Thank you. 
Kazeem …

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Identification of fall armyworm using an app

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/197427/Sub-Saharan-farmers-to-fight-Fall-Armyworm-with-mobile-phone-app Recently, the fight by sub-Saharan farmers against the Fall Armyworm, which has devastated crops and threatened food security for …

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The southern corn rootworm (Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi, shown in adult form here) is one of many minor, sporadic early-season pests of seedling corn. Assessing the potential risk of such pests is challenging, and a new collection of pest profiles in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management aims to help growers and IPM professionals make more-informed decisions about whether methods such as preventative insecticide seed treatments are warranted. (Photo credit: Marlin E. Rice, Ph.D.)

EntomologyToday https://entomologytoday.org/2018/06/26/cutting-through-complexity-managing-early-season-crop-pests-ipm/

While farmers are always wary of insect pests threatening their crops, the early part of a growing season is a time of …

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