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Asia Food Journal

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) welcomed delegates from CropLife Asia to its campus to discuss the …

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SciDevNet http://www.scidev.net/global/farming/news/app-trained-to-spot-crop-disease-alert-farmers.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=SciDevNewsletter&utm_campaign=international%20SciDev.Net%20update%3A%2020%20November%202017

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2017-11-18T18:00:00.0000000Z
ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171120090041.htm
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Pathogens, such as bacteria, viruses or fungi, cause harmful plant disease and often lead to the destruction of agricultural fields. With many possible dispersal …
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2017-11-18T04:00:00.0000000Z
Los Angeles Times

Can super plants help us fight climate change? A new research initiative at the Salk Institute in San Diego aims to find out. ( …

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2017-11-18T04:00:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-11/uoc--gdm111617.php

Gene can help fend off devastating strain of stem rust

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - DAVIS University of California, Davis, researchers have identified a gene that enables …

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2017-11-18T04:00:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-11/mh-smh110817.php

Martin Luther The bigger the male, the higher his chances to successfully mate - this applies, at least, to thrips, insects measuring only two to three millimetres in …
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2017-11-17T14:00:00.0000000Z

Science Magazine https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/11/gm-banana-shows-promise-against-deadly-fungus-strain

By Erik Stokstad A field trial in Australia has shown that genetically modified banana trees can resist the deadly fungus that …
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2017-11-16T04:00:00.0000000Z
Dear Friends
Can I get some information on pests on Jelly palm (Butia spp.) fruits and their nature of damage and losses if any on the yield?
Kalidas Potineni
Principal Scientist
ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research
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Andhra Pradesh
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2017-11-15T14:00:00.0000000Z
Native Hawaiian plant, P. kaalaensis in flower, with infection (white spots on leaves) beginning to spread. Credit: Geoff Zahn P. kaalaensis outplanted in the wild. Credit: Vincent Costello P. kaalaensis in a greenhouse. Credit: Geoff Zahn
PhysOrg Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-11-microbiome-transplants-disease-resistance-critically-endangered.html#jCp Transplanting wild microbes from healthy related plants can make a native Hawaiian plant healthier and likelier to …
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