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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-03T07:45:00.0000000Z

The Rural https://www.therural.com.au/story/7281758/biological-control-flagged-for-mouse-plague/

Breakthrough genetic biocontrol research under the NSW Government's $50 million mouse control package could transform pest management Australia wide. …

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mice
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-02T22:49:00.0000000Z

reliefweb https://reliefweb.int/report/world/scientific-review-impact-climate-change-plant-pests-global-challenge-prevent-and

Climate change fans spread of pests and threats plants and crops, new FAO study

Pests destroy up to 40 percent of global crops …

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FAO
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-02T22:20:00.0000000Z

ColomboGazette https://colombogazette.com/2021/05/31/fall-armyworm-to-continue-posing-a-threat-in-sri-lanka/

The fall armyworm is to continue posing a threat in Sri Lanka, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

The Fall Armyworm (FAW) …

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FAW
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-02T21:51:00.0000000Z

The Guardian

A story about the 17-year cicadas iin the USA. Worth a read

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/01/cicada-explosion-spectacular-chorus

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USA
Cicadas
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-02T21:12:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/06/210601100704.htm

Source:
Nagoya University
Summary:
Researchers have identified a plant enzyme that is key to activating a nitrate uptake mechanism in response to nitrogen starvation. This …
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-06-02T20:35:00.0000000Z

ProMED https://promedmail.org/

Source: MK News Link [abridged, edited] https://mknewslink.com/strange-banana-disease-ravages-plantations-in-kabarole/[A] strange banana disease is ravaging plantations in Kabarole [district, Western Region]. According …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-05-28T21:49:00.0000000Z

Science Daily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210515091122.htm

Source: American Phytopathological Society

Summary:
Next-generation sequencing technology has made it easier than ever for quick diagnosis of plant diseases.

Next-generation …

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Diagnosis_NGS
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-05-28T21:44:00.0000000Z

Mehr News Agency https://en.mehrnews.com/news/173780/Iran-s-battle-against-migratory-desert-locusts-successful

"So far, there have been two attacks by deserts locusts invading the country, which have been repelled and the country's farms have not …

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Iran
Locusts
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-05-28T09:53:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210524110138.htm

Source:
John Innes Centre
Summary:
A critical process in the infection cycle of viruses has been revealed for the first time in dynamic detail using pioneering plant-based …
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Virus_infection
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2021-05-28T09:42:00.0000000Z

ABC https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-05-25/scientists-work-to-curb-crazy-ants-on-christmas-island/100161132

Scientists say they could introduce another biocontrol agent into the rainforests of Christmas Island, as crazy ants continue to kill its …

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Crabs
Crazy_ants