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2020-11-07T07:04:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-11-death-video-parasitic-wasp-caterpillar.html

by Pensoft Publishers A very few species of parasitoid wasps can be considered aquatic. Less than 0.1% of the species we know today have been found to enter the …

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Biocontrol
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-07T06:41:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-11-natural-enemy-asian-fruit-previously.html

by CABI CABI scientists have led new research revealing strong evidence that a natural enemy of the prolific Asian fruit fly Drosphila suzukii—previously believed to be …

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Drosophila_suzukii
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-07T05:53:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201105112940.htm

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University of Zurich
Summary:
Plants can be infected by multiple viruses at once. However, the composition of the pathogen community varies, even if individuals belong to …
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Diversity
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-07T05:17:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-11-diversity-pesticide.html

by German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research Increasing plant diversity enhances the natural control of insect herbivory in grasslands. Species-rich plant communities support …

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Biodiversity
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-07T04:53:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-11-cockroach-habits-developmental-features-uncover.html

Often associated with dirty living conditions and the spread of disease, cockroaches understandably have a bad reputation. But of the 4,600 cockroach species …

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Cockroaches
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-02T23:37:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201028134025.htm

Hungry screwworms eat livestock alive while thrips transmit viruses

Source:
University of Cincinnati
Summary:
Biologists are unlocking the genomes of creepy agricultural pests …
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Screwworm
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-02T23:26:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201102120103.htm

Date:
November 2, 2020
Source:
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Summary:
Researchers have found that, faced with limiting iron, plants direct their microbiota to …
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Iron
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-02T22:45:00.0000000Z

NewScientist https://www.newscientist.com/article/2258445-spider-listens-with-its-legs-to-grab-flying-insects-out-of-the-air/

By Christa LestĂ©-Lasserre

Some species of spider can grab prey out of the air at night apparently without …

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Spiders
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-02T21:56:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-10-census-soil-microbiome.html

by Lori Dajose, California Institute of Technology Many people have experienced the mysterious death of a houseplant. Despite ample water and sunlight, something invisible seems to …

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Phenazines
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-11-02T21:20:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-10-fungal-species-naturally-suppresses-cyst.html

by American Phytopathological Society The plant pathogenic nematode Heterodera schachtii infects more than 200 different plants, including sugar beets, and …

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