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2018-06-08T18:00:00.0000000Z

I have received a note from Janet Lane who has asked me to post research on the braconid parasitoid Fopius arisanus and its host Bactrocera dorsalis. 

https://www.researchgate.net/ publication/322910095_ Modeling_the_climatic_ suitability_for_ …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-08T14:00:00.0000000Z

Daily Update https://www.katherinetimes.com.au/story/5434828/asian-honey-bee-swarm-found-in-nt/

FOREIGN INVADER: A swarm of Asian honey bees has been found in Darwin.

The NT Government is asking Territorians to keep an eye out for any unusual looking …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-08T06:00:00.0000000Z
The yellow oyster mushroom, Pleurotus citrinopileatus, is both beautiful and edible

ARS News Service Agricultural Research Service, USDA --View this report online, plus photos and related stories, at www.ars.usda.gov/news-events/ news-archive/ --Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/USDA_ARS

Jan Suszkiw

June 12, 2018

Seeking bold, …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-08T04:00:00.0000000Z
EurekAlerthttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-06/bcom-gej060718.php

Baylor College of Medicine An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The …

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2018-06-06T22:00:00.0000000Z
David Kendall, an insect trapper for Tulare County, removes a yellow sticky trap from a residential citrus tree in Tulare. The trap will be checked for presence of Asian citrus psyllid, an insect that can carry a fatal plant disease. So far this year, the number of psyllids trapped in the San Joaquin Valley has been lower. Photo/Cecilia Parsons

Issue Date: June 6, 2018

AgAlert http://www.agalert.com/story/?id=11921

By Cecilia Parsons The number of citrus trees found infected with the fatal plant disease huanglongbing continues to rise in Southern California—but in the state's prime …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-06T18:00:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180606132709.htm

Date: June 6, 2018

Source: Imperial College London

Summary: Pollution is changing the fungi that provide mineral nutrients to tree roots, which could explain …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-04T19:17:00.0000000Z
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Science Trends https://sciencetrends.com/history-and-myth-the-genesis-of-modern-day-pests/

by Julio Bernal

From the Old World to the New, mythologies of origins typically portray the emergence of agriculture as a gift or blessing from benevolent gods, …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-04T18:09:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/195886/Citrus-canker-detected-in-Katherine-prompts-further-restrictions-Australia

Unfortunately, Katherine has now joined the list of regions to host the contagious citrus canker, which was first detected …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-06-04T14:00:00.0000000Z
Asian common toads are an invasive species in Madagascar, threatening the island’s unique biodiversity. BENJAMIN MARSHALL

Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/toxic-toads-could-devastate-madagascar-s-biodiversity

By Katie Langin Jun. 4, 2018 , 11:00 AM

In 2014, a toxic invasive species—the Asian common toad—was spotted in Madagascar’s largest seaport. …

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