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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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11/11/2018 10:00:31 AM -
New Zealand Herald https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12157501
Whanganui Chronicle
 
By: Staff Reporter

One of the country's most noxious weeds may have just met its match.

Horizons Regional Council, on behalf …

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10/24/2018 9:33:35 AM -
Biosecurity Plant Division
Department of Agriculture and Water REsources
Australia

Good morning

The department has released the final risk analysis report for the release of Cecidochares connexa for the biological control of Chromolaena odorata.

Please …

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10/12/2018 7:50:03 AM -

The Indian Empress https://indianexpress.com/article/india/fall-armyworm-nipping-a-problem-in-the-bud-5385465/ India has to effectively deal with this new insect that can devastate maize and a host of other crops. This pest has been seen in the …

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9/7/2018 11:51:03 AM -
ABC Online http://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2018-03-20/new-pathogens-found-in-fight-against-weed-grass/9566052 By Kallee Buchanan

A DNA lab in South Korea, natural-born assassins, weaponised pathogens — it may sound like elements better …

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7/6/2018 2:10:12 PM -
Landcare Research https://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/about/news/snippets/wasp-biocontrol-update-12 For the videos go to the URL above

By Bob Brown After racing badgers to wasp nests last year, and losing half the time, I decided to schedule this …

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7/2/2018 12:53:51 PM -
SciDev.Net Http://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/farming/news/study-estimates-true-value-of-ladybird-as-biocontrol.html

Speed read

  • Natural predators of agricultural pests are cheaper and safer than insecticides
  • Farmers can save US$300 million by doubling …
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6/21/2018 12:51:24 PM -

CABI Invasive blog https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/05/30/parthenium-controlling-the-worlds-most-destructive-toxic-weed/#more-1914

Will Holland

The poisonous Parthenium hysterophorusplant is one of the world’s most destructive invasive plant …

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4/23/2019 2:59:59 PM -
Dear Pestnetters Kindly requesting any possible ID for the beetle-like insect feeding on Lantana leaves. Also if this is a known or potential biocontrol. Many thanks Mani
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