PestNet

Filter by:
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-02-05T08:00:00.0000000Z

Science Daily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180205154151.htm

Source:
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Summary:
Researchers have pinpointed the identity of a toxin used by a soil-dwelling bacterium that protects …
Read more...
Plant_microbiome
Pseudomonas_protegens
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-02-04T18:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189100/Citrus-black-spot-new-evidence-reviewed

CEFSA’s plant health experts have reviewed a study that suggests the pathogen which causes citrus black spot disease (CBS) is present in Europe. …
Read more...
Citrus
Portugal
Phyllosticta_citricarpa
Black_spot
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-02-01T18:00:00.0000000Z
PhysOrg

US Department of Energy 

Like most of us, trees don't want to be eaten alive.

To prevent this gruesome fate, they developed extremely tough cell walls around 400 million years …

Read more...
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-02-01T18:00:00.0000000Z
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-02-01T18:00:00.0000000Z
Australian research moves to reduce multimillion dollar insect burden on the racing industry. Andrew Masterson reports.

Cosmos https://cosmosmagazine.com/ biology/hairy-caterpillars- cause-horse-abortions

Australian research moves to reduce multimillion dollar insect burden on the racing industry. Andrew Masterson reports.

Now here’s something we’ll bet you never knew: …

Read more...
Australia
Equine_amnionitis
Horse_bag_shelter_moth_Ochrogaster_lunifer_
Abortions
Hairy_caterpillars
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-01-29T04:00:00.0000000Z

BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-42865711/ethiopia-s-lake-tana-threatened-by-alien-weed-invasion

The BBC has launched its new radio services aimed at Ethiopia and Eritrea in the AmharicAfaan Oromo and Tigrinya  …

Read more...
Ethiopia
Water_hyacinth
Hand_weeding
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-01-27T14:00:00.0000000Z

Africa News http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/27/malawi-farmers-resort-to-home-made-repellents-to-combat-armyworms/ Farmers in Malawi are using home-made remedies to control armyworms after exhausting pesticide options on the market meant to …

Read more...
Fall_armyworm
Maize
Malawi
Home_made_pesticides
Pheromon_traps
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-01-27T04:00:00.0000000Z

Research matters https://researchmatters.in/news/how-does-bacteria-help-plants-thrive-salty-conditions

By Prasana Manikanda Kartik 

A plant needs salts, water, sunlight and different nitrogen-based compounds to grow. However, any of these in …

Read more...
Wheat
Soil
Salinity
Bacterial
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-01-27T04:00:00.0000000Z

Michigan State University http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2018/how-plants-muscle-up-against-bacteria-in-the-cold/

Contact(s): Layne CameronAllyson HamzeyIgor Houwat Michigan State University scientists have furthered our …
Read more...
Bacteria
Michigan_state_University
Defense
CAMTA
Sydney NSW, Australia
For your information
2018-01-25T14:00:00.0000000Z

CropUpdateBiotech http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=16136

Kenyans are on the brink of starvation following a heavy infestation by the fall armyworm on their maize farms. First reported in the country in March last …

Read more...
Fall_armyworm
Kenya
Maize
WEMA
Bt_maize