Searched for: Nematodes

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1/13/2020 7:33:36 AM -

Cornell Chronicle http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/01/plants-speak-roundworm-self-defense-study-shows

Nematodes are tiny, ubiquitous roundworms that infect plant roots, causing more than $100 billion in crop damage worldwide each year. New …

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11/18/2019 5:24:17 AM -

NatureWorldNews https://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/42613/20191116/how-nematodes-outsmart-the-defenses-of-pests.htm

By Staff Reporter A successful pest

In an earlier study, Christelle Robert and Matthias Erb from the Institute of plant …

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7/31/2019 1:06:38 PM -

ScienceBlog

https://scienceblog.com/509164/worm-pheromones-protect-major-crops/

Protecting crops from pests and pathogens without using toxic pesticides has been a longtime goal of farmers. Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute have found that …

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7/26/2019 7:08:55 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-07-pheromones-nematodes-boost-pests.html

by Sandra Avant, Agricultural Research Service Beneficial nematodes are used as biological control agents to fight a variety of insect pests that severely damage crops. …

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7/1/2019 8:58:36 AM -

Seedworld

https://seedworld.com/novel-watermelon-rootstock-knocks-out-disease-and-pests/

By  Compiled by staff

A new watermelon line, developed by USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Clemson University scientists, gets to the root of …

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6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM -

Phts.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-06-climate-affect-impact-roundworms-grasslands.html

Soil food webs play a key role in supporting grassland ecosystems, which cover about one-quarter of the land on Earth. Climate change poses a threat to these …
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3/8/2019 6:50:19 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-02-species-golden-death-bacterium-digests.html#jCp

Biomed Central

A new species of bacterium, Chryseobacterium nematophagum, has been found to digest its hosts—roundworm parasites—from the inside out. The …
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3/3/2019 7:48:02 AM -
EurekAlert
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/bes-noo022219.php

Gardeners commonly use nematodes to naturally get rid of harmful soil-dwelling insects. A new study published today in the journal Functional Ecology revealed that …

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12/17/2018 7:44:25 AM -

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181214093843.htm

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

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When humans experience stress, their inner turmoil may not be apparent to an outside …
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8/18/2018 11:15:08 PM -

Plantwise Blog https://blog.plantwise.org/2018/07/26/plant-parasitic-nematodes-the-worlds-most-important-crop-pathogen/

By Richard Sikora, Danny Coyne, Johannes Hallman and Patricia Timper

Plant parasitic nematodes – overlooked, …

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