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This Wednesday Mexican environmental inspectors found a three hectares illegal avocado plantation in the Monarch Butterfly wintering …

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2018-02-22T14:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: February 2018 Source: Journal of Phytopathology [edited] <http:// …

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2018-02-22T04:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189890/University-of-Singapore-Nanoparticles-used-for-pesticide-screening

Detecting pesticide residues quicker and more efficiently

Previously undetectable traces of a common vegetable pesticide have been …

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2018-02-21T18:00:00.0000000Z

Among the major genetically engineered (GE) crops commercially grown in 26 countries, maize has the highest number of approved events …

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2018-02-21T14:00:00.0000000Z
Piling up parenchyma in the cavity of the Cecropia plants (panels A & B) Evidence of fungus (panels B, D &  C) Azteca ant caught in the process of colonizing a Ceropia plant. Evidence of fungal spores and hyphen from the infrabuccal cavity of foundress queen Azteca ants

PlosOne http://blogs.plos.org/ everyone/?p=21788#. Wo9F1KFHWlg.email

By Nicola Stead 

Moving to a new home is usually accompanied with a long to-do list, from painting the walls to unpacking boxes. For young queen Azteca ants …

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The Honshu White Admiral butterfly. Photo / Manaaki Whenua - Bradley White Norm Twigge was been breeding the Honshu white admiral butterfly for the past two years. Photo/ George Novak
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A species of butterfly introduced into New Zealand as a biocontrol agent has been successfully bred locally for the past two years.

The Honshu white admiral …

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2018-02-21T04:00:00.0000000Z

Science Daily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180220170359.htm

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In a race to prevent and control rust disease epidemics, scientists have positioned themselves to better understand how rust fungi infect …

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Photo: Image shows mouthparts in wild type flies (left). Pharyngeal taste neurons marked by green fluorescent proteins are shown in three different pharyngeal taste organs in the distal (red), middle (blue), and proximal (purple) parts of the pharynx.Image credit: Dahanukar lab, UC Riverside.
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Researchers have found a way to access and manipulate taste neurons in the pharynx (throat) of the common fruit fly.
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Researchers at the University of …
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2018-02-21T04:00:00.0000000Z

Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/fossil-poop-reveals-critical-role-giant-birds-new-zealand-s-ecosystem

Ancient moas may have furthered the spread of beech forests by eating mushrooms.

By Elizabeth Pennisi When the first humans …

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2018-02-20T18:00:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180221122853.htm

By Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg
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Attack at the protein front: Xanthomonasbacteria cause diseases in tomato and pepper plants and inject …
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