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2018-03-01T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: Mon 26 Feb 2018 Source: Grainews [edited] <https://www.grainews. …

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2018-02-28T22:00:00.0000000Z
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Wisconsin Gazette http://www.wisconsingazette.com/news/report-million-acres-of-monarch-habitat-to-be-doused-with/article_a3b7d956-1e35-11e8-aad2-dfa1667caa31.html Monarch populations have fallen 80 percent in the past two decades due to escalating …

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2018-02-28T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: Tue 27 Feb 2018 Source: The Indian Express [edited] <http:// …

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2018-02-28T14:00:00.0000000Z

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A number of online sources have picked up stories announcing a new copper fungicide / bactericide in organic and conventional crop production being registered for use in the US. The fungicide in question, Kocide 3000-O, is now …
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2018-02-28T04:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/ 2018-03-frogs-discovery- species.html#jC 

By Joann Adkins, Florida International University

FIU biologist Alessandro Catenazzi went in search of vanishing frogs in the Amazon. What he found was an entirely new …

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2018-02-27T04:00:00.0000000Z

Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/watch-moths-use-scent-learn-about-their-environment

By Kimberly Hickok

If you ever wanted to know what a moth was thinking, this might be as close as you’re going to get. In a new study published …

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2018-02-27T04:00:00.0000000Z
 The polyphagous shothole borer is tiny - but a fungus it’s commonly associated with can be deadly for trees. Wilhelm de Beer

The Conversation http://theconversation.com/a-tiny-beetle-and-its-deadly-fungus-is-threatening-south-africas-trees-92050

 By Wilhelm de Beer  Associate Professor, University of Pretoria

Sandton is Johannesburg’s economic hub – home to …

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2018-02-27T04:00:00.0000000Z

The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/ environment/2018/feb/28/total- ban-on-bee-harming-pesticides- likely-after-major-new-eu- analysis?CMP=share_btn_link

Thanks to Mike Furlong for sending in this article

By Damian Carrington

Analysis from EU …

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2018-02-26T02:00:00.0000000Z

There's an interesting article here about use of ICTs to fight the fall armyworm. Scroll down, and click on "read more" or go to

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