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2/10/2021 6:11:38 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-02-eco-friendly-technique-rice-devastating-fungal.html by Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Researchers have developed a new technique to protect rice seeds against fungal infections that can ruin up …

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1/26/2021 3:08:12 PM -

EntomologyToday https://entomologytoday.org/2021/01/19/two-insects-lead-fight-invasive-weed-parthenium-biological-control/

By Sara Hendery Where the invasive weed Parthenium hysterophorus once thrived, the release of two host-specific …

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12/2/2020 7:20:49 AM -

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201124101026.htm

Decades of pursuit uncovers receptor, the product of an evolutionary arms race for survival, used by plants to sense herbivores

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University of California - San Diego …
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11/7/2020 3:06:38 PM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-11-death-video-parasitic-wasp-caterpillar.html

by Pensoft Publishers A very few species of parasitoid wasps can be considered aquatic. Less than 0.1% of the species we know today have been found to enter the …

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10/17/2020 3:29:14 PM -

earth.com https://www.earth.com/news/releasing-a-virus-is-not-the-solution-to-australias-invasive-carp-problem/

By Chrissy SextonEarth.com staff writer Plans to use a virus to control an invasive Australian carp will not work in the long term, …

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8/10/2019 8:56:20 AM -

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190808115111.htm

North Carolina State University
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Researchers show beneficial relationship between 'sticky' tobacco plants and helpful insects that consume tobacco pests.

Researchers at …

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7/26/2019 7:34:35 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-07-insects-pesticides-spain-sea-plastic.html

by Emmanuelle Michel "They work for me night and day," smiles Antonio Zamora, standing in his greenhouse. His minuscule employees are bugs that feed on the parasites …

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4/6/2019 6:51:12 AM -

SciDevNet https://www.scidev.net/global/environment/news/biological-weapon-against-fall-armyworm-found-in-africa-1x.html

Speed read

  • Fall armyworm has devastated millions of hectares of maize and sorghum in Africa
  • Researchers have identified an insect …
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4/6/2019 6:28:10 AM -

FAO http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1187397/icode/

Classic biological control offers a tested, inexpensive and pesticide-free approach to battling alien pathogens

4 April 2019, Rome/Beirut - Bugs such as the Winter moth and Asian Chestnut …
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2/7/2019 6:32:08 AM -
by Donna Hutchinson

By Stephanie Dittrich. Reblogged from Island Conservation.

Invasive crazy ants threaten Christmas Island Red Crab populations, but a certain species of wasp might be able to help. Christmas Island, a remote Australian …

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