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2018-02-06T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: Sun 28 Jan 2018 Source: Post-Courier [edited] <https:// …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-02-06T14:00:00.0000000Z

Crop Biotech Update http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=16163

A study conducted by researchers at the Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Institute (IBMCP), a joint venture of the Universitat Politècnica de Val …

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Spain
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-02-06T08:00:00.0000000Z
An example of stem rust. Photo by John Innes Center

UPI https://www.upi.com/Study-warns-of-return-of-forgotten-crop-pathogen/7181518103653/

"There is the potential for stem rust to become an ever-increasing threat across Europe," cereal pathologist Paul Fenwick said.

By Brooks Hays&# …

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Barberry
Stem_rust
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-02-05T18:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-02-bacterial-superheroes-day-crops.html#jCp

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

The bacterium SA187 has been isolated from the root nodules of an indigenous desert plant that grows in Saudi Arabia. …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-02-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189159/Ozone-treatment-reduces-rot

Citrus fruits have a tissue pH below 4 and are therefore heavily subjected to fungal attacks during the post-harvest phase. Penicillium italicum and P. …
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Ozone
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2018-02-05T14:00:00.0000000Z
Ug99 stem rust on wheat ( Copyright: CIMMYT Images (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)/flickr)
SciDevNet Speed read
  • Spread of ‘black rust’ through Yemen a risk for wheat crops in Africa, Asia, Europe
  • North African country is key to tracking, containing strains of the fungus
  • FAO and local authorities intensify control with coordination, training …
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Ug99
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2018-02-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

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: Sat 3 Feb 2018 00:00 IST Source: The Hindu [edited] <http://www. …

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India
False_smut
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-02-05T08:00:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180207102629.htm

By Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Summary:
CRISPR/Cas systems are known as promising "gene scissors" in the genome editing of plants, animals, and …
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Regulation_of_genes
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-02-05T08:00:00.0000000Z

Science Daily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180205154151.htm

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Researchers have pinpointed the identity of a toxin used by a soil-dwelling bacterium that protects …
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