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An orange tree that is infected with huanglongbing. Leaf symptoms begin on one or a few branches and slowly spread to the rest of the tree.

UCR Today https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/53193 By Sarah Nightingale on April 30, 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have made an important step in understanding the molecular mechanism of …

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2018-05-28T14:00:00.0000000Z

Connected https://www.connectedvirus.net/event/africa-launch-conference/

Delegates from 10 African countries joined counterparts from the UK at the CONNECTED Virus Network Africa Launch Conference, which took place in Kampala, Uganda, from 7-9 May …

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2018-05-28T04:00:00.0000000Z

Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/stick-insects-travel-long-distances-being-eaten-birds

By Michael Allen May. 28, 2018

Stick insects can’t travel long distances by themselves, but they’ve somehow managed to spread far and wide, even …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-05-26T04:00:00.0000000Z

From Sheryl Backhouse

I have been asked by a grower in SE Qld for a method to control a stem burrowing grub that insecticide doesn’t work very well against unless you get the timing just right to knock out the instars. Thinking it may be Leucinodes …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-05-25T18:00:00.0000000Z

Different types of lights have been found to attract pests differently (as shown in article at link given below).

I wonder whether similar studies have been conducted regarding CRBs. We have a light in Samoa that seems to attract more CRBs than others …

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2018-05-24T14:00:00.0000000Z

CABI Blog Plantwise https://blog.plantwise.org/2018/05/25/yellow-dragon-disease-an-increasing-threat-to-global-citrus-production/

Will Holland

Citrus production accounts for over 110 million tonnes of fruit per year globally. Yellow dragon disease …

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2018-05-23T14:00:00.0000000Z

Infopest News  https://www.infopest.com.au/2018/05/infopest-newsletter-may-2018/#serox

A regional Australian company is developing an innovative new bio-pesticide that is set to transform food and fibre production globally.

Fifteen-years in the …

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2018-05-23T14:00:00.0000000Z

Science Trends https://sciencetrends.com/fungal-diseases-in-managed-and-wild-bees/

by Sophie EF Evison

Bees live alongside a huge variety of microbes, and these vary from harmless commensal relationships to disease-causing pathogenic relationships. The …

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2018-05-23T14:00:00.0000000Z

Science Magazine https://www.sciencemag.org/ news/2018/05/many-plants-need- bacterial-roommates-survive- so-why-do-some-kick-them-out

By Elizabeth Pennisi

When it comes to getting one of their most critical nutrients, some plants recruit tiny friends: …

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