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2021-10-23T08:38:00.0000000Z

EntomologyToday

By Saumik Basu, Ph.D The order of arrival and feeding of different insect pests impact a plant’s ability to fight back by altering its defense response and nutritional quality. My colleagues and I have unfolded the complexity …

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2021-10-23T07:23:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org by Pat Taggart, Brian Cooke, The Conversation

In inland Australia, rabbits have taken a severe toll on native wildlife since they were introduced in 1859. They may be small, but today rabbits are a key threat to 322 species of …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-10-23T06:20:18.8385524Z

Phys.Org by John Innes Centre

Knowing how far these spores can travel could now help protect cereal crops from one of farming's oldest adversaries, stem rust.

Working on the deadly stem rust pathogen, researchers from the John …

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2021-10-23T06:04:58.7503260Z

EuroNews https://www.euronews.com/green/2021/10/22/this-deadly-tree-disease-has-been-discovered-in-europe-for-the-first-timeBy Jonny Walfisz

A potentially deadly tree disease has been …

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2021-10-23T05:54:47.8233697Z

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Source: European Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO) Reporting Service 09/2021/185 [edited] https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-7124In southern China, _Tomato mottle mosaic virus_ (_Tobamovirus_, ToMMV - EPPO …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-10-20T02:34:00.0000000Z
The stink bug poses a huge threat to Australia's agriculture industry.   (Supplied: Federal Department of Agriculture)

ABC Brisbane https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-10-19/stinkbug-compounds-new-car-delays/100550654

ABC Radio Brisbane

By Lucy Stone and Rebecca Levingston The stink bug poses a huge threat to Australia's agriculture industry.    …

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2021-10-16T00:19:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by University of Bristol

Young birds that eat insects with conspicuous warning colouration to advertise their toxicity to would-be predators quickly learn to avoid other prey that carry the same markings. Developing on this understanding, …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-10-16T00:01:00.0000000Z
Like any biocontrol option, barn owls won’t drive pest populations to zero and may need to be augmented with rodenticides occasionally (all photos courtesy Ryan Bourbour.)

Organic Farmer

By  Stacie Clary

For farmers, ranchers and/or land managers facing serious rodent problems, encouraging native barn owls to nest on their land can provide effective, ongoing biocontrol. The Western Sustainable Agriculture …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-10-15T22:24:00.0000000Z

The Times (Nigeria) https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/489187-nigeria-grants-approval-for-genetically-modified-maize.html

The approval allows for open cultivation in the country.

The government of Nigeria has granted …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-10-15T22:22:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by Paula Bustamante

Starving microorganisms capable of surviving in extreme conditions have already managed to "eat" a nail in just three days.

In Chile, a scientist is testing "metal-eating" bacteria she hopes …

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