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SciDevNet https://www.scidev.net/global/environment/news/biological-weapon-against-fall-armyworm-found-in-africa-1x.html

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  • Fall armyworm has devastated millions of hectares of maize and sorghum in Africa
  • Researchers have identified an insect …
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Telenomus_remus
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2019-04-05T17:00:00.0000000Z

The Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/climate-change-spring-start-global-warming-insect-survey-a8849386.html

Experts fear shift could have far-reaching effects for farming and other industries in the natural world …
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2019-04-05T16:00:00.0000000Z

FAO http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1187397/icode/

Classic biological control offers a tested, inexpensive and pesticide-free approach to battling alien pathogens

4 April 2019, Rome/Beirut - Bugs such as the Winter moth and Asian Chestnut …
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Forests
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2019-04-05T16:00:00.0000000Z

Earth.com https://www.earth.com/news/bacteria-produce-spider-silk/

By Which natural material is five times stronger than steel and can be stretched two to four times its original length, all while being finer than a human hair? If you answered …
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Spiders_web
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2019-04-05T15:00:00.0000000Z
Science News
Don’t blame the tomato. Tiny pests called silverleaf whiteflies can make a tomato plant spread deceptive scents that …
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Whiteflies
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2019-04-05T15:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-04-compound-drug-resistant-fungi-isolated-ant.html

by Karina Toledo, FAPESP Antimicrobial and antifungal resistance, which describe the ability of bacteria and other pathogens to resist the effects of drugs to …

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2019-04-05T15:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-04-milkweed-bug-orange-wings-dna.html

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An international collaboration of researchers, including from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, have sequenced the genome of …
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Genome
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2019-04-05T15:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-04-fossil-extremely-proboscis-insect-pollination.html By AKSON Russian Science Communication Association

A long-nosed fly from the Jurassic of Central Asia, reported by Russian paleontologists, provides new …

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2019-04-05T14:00:00.0000000Z

Entomology Today https://entomologytoday.org/2019/04/03/assay-array-entomologists-lab-tests-expose-insect-secrets/

By Leslie Mertz, Ph.D. You may see a certain type of beetle among the marigolds, or a little wasp perched on a daisy, but what is it …

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