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2019-08-10T00:10:00.0000000Z
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MongaBay https://news.mongabay.com/2019/08/new-orchid-species-from-japan-lives-on-dark-forest-floor-never-blooms/

by Mongabay.com 

ยท       Researcher Kenji Suetsugu of Kobe University has found flowering plants …

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Mycoheterotrophic_orchid
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-10T00:05:00.0000000Z

FoodSafetyNews https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/08/efsa-finds-chlorpyrifos-does-not-meet-criteria-for-renewal/

The pesticide chlorpyrifos could be banned in Europe from next year after the European Food Safety Authority said it does not meet …

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European_Food_Safety_Authority
Chlorpyrifos
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-09T23:41:00.0000000Z

The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/aug/07/americas-dependence-on-pesticides-especially-neonics-is-a-war-on-nature

A new study shows that the class of insecticides called neonicotinoids poses significant threats to insects, …

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USA
Neonicotinoids
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-09T22:53:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190808115111.htm

North Carolina State University
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Researchers show beneficial relationship between 'sticky' tobacco plants and helpful insects that consume tobacco pests.

Researchers at …

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Tobacco
Mutualism
Leaf_hairs
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-09T22:45:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-08/aps-nsu080819.php

St. Paul, MN (August 2019)--Soilborne pathogens are a major issue worldwide as they can infect a broad range of agricultural plants, resulting in serious crop losses …

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Rhizoctonia
Sclerotinia
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-09T22:30:00.0000000Z

ScienceNews https://www.sciencenews.org/article/how-these-tiny-insect-larvae-leap-without-legs

High-speed film reveals the details of a young gall midge's loop-and-latch maneuver

SPRING FLING  Never mind about the absence …

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Gall_midge
Jumping
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-09T21:37:00.0000000Z
Fall_armyworm
China
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-08T20:40:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9131828/six-us-states-sue-epa-over-pesticide/

Health concerns not addressed Several states sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday over the agency's decision to allow further use of a …

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USA
Chlorpyrifos
EPA
Padang, Padang City, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia
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2019-08-07T05:52:00.0000000Z

A message from Chee Seng Foo, Indonesia on a bagworm on oil palm. Previously reported by Mark Ero from Papua New Guinea. Chee has sent the following for your interest. with our thanks...

This new  pest, Manatha conglacia, was recently found among …
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Oil_palm
Bagworm
Manatha_conglacia
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-08-07T03:58:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9130328/colombia-75-ha-of-banana-eradicated-due-to-the-possible-presence-of-fusarium-r4t/On suspicion of the presence of the Fusarium fungus race 4 in Colombia, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA …

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banana
Fusarium_TR4
BANANA_COLOMBIA_PHYTOPLASMA
Colombia