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2021-03-06T02:51:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210304112437.htm

Findings explain how plants use RNA to defend against fungal invaders

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-03-06T02:08:00.0000000Z

USDA ARS https://www.ars.usda.gov/news-events/news/research-news/2021/wild-potatoes-tapped-for-late-blight-guard-duty/

Jan Suszkiw Distant cousins of cultivated potato may hold the key to unlocking new sources of resistance to the tuber crop's most …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-03-06T01:10:00.0000000Z

The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/mar/03/britain-moths-decline-by-third-50-years-study

Drivers of decline likely to be habitat loss, intensive farming, climate change and light pollution

Moths in Britain have declined in …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-27T00:22:00.0000000Z

KBC https://www.kbc.co.ke/icipe-researchers-make-breakthrough-in-fall-armyworm-control/ BY:Margaret Kalekye Fall Armyworm (FAW) or Spodoptera frugiperda , is an invasive pest that is wreaking havoc in Kenya and many other parts of the world, causing …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-27T00:11:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-02/usu-run022321.php

In their study published on Dec. 4 in Nature: Scientific Reports, researchers at Utah State University analyzed the effects of two abiotic stressors on Pseudomonas …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-27T00:05:00.0000000Z

The Harvard Gazette https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2021/02/understanding-how-evolution-shaped-the-insect-visual-system/

Novel way to isolate light-sensitive proteins may lead to evolutionary insights

Marjorie LiĆ©nard had a classic eureka moment …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-26T23:24:00.0000000Z

The Crescent News https://www.crescent-news.com/news/local_farm/relationship-between-nitrogen-and-crop-disease/article_d6c9c6f5-98d0-556c-8ef7-75681fc5288b.html

By Hoorman Soil Health Services Nitrogen (N) is the fourth most abundant plant nutrient …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-26T23:12:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-02-global-microbial-life-soilsand-ecological.html

by German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig Soil microorganisms play a critical role in the survival of life-sustaining …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-20T10:23:00.0000000Z

BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-56095222

New Zealand has some of the highest numbers of wasps in the world, and is now taking action to tackle them by introducing two insects from Europe.

The hover fly and wasp-nest beetle were given the …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-02-20T09:37:00.0000000Z

ABC Radio Brisbane https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-17/beekeper-creates-tree-map-to-save-native-bees/13156240

By Antonia O'Flahert

A Brisbane beekeeper has created a map for the public to locate African tulip trees in a bid to weed out the plant …

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