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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-19T00:00:00.0000000Z

Genetic Literacy Project https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/03/17/viewpoint-gmos-are-unnatural-evolution-explodes-a-popular-crop-biotech-myth/

This article or excerpt is included in the GLP’s daily curated selection of ideologically diverse news, …

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Transgenic
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-18T23:43:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-03-cleaving-heart-viral-infections.html

by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

A novel CRISPR/Cas system that can efficiently attack and destroy several prolific plant viruses has been developed …

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KAUST
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-18T01:34:00.0000000Z

IITA https://www.iita.org/news-item/how-wasps-are-used-to-control-the-destructive-cowpea-pest-maruca-vitrata/

Maruca vitrata, also known as Maruca pod borer, is one of the most devastating insect pests of cowpea in Africa. Its larvae stage, the …
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Cowpea
Maruca_vitrata
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-14T10:51:00.0000000Z

Thomson Reuters Foundation News https://news.trust.org/item/20200309161608-f9elj/

by Dr. Nteranya Sanginga | International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
We explore the challenges of ending hunger and malnutrition as food production …
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Locusts
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-14T08:53:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200310164748.htm

Domestication yielded bigger crops often at the expense of plant microbiomes

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University of California - Riverside
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A review by biologists finds that plant …
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Soil_microbes
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-14T08:36:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwHMGNkmnhDnbCcQDSVRFlXDGbc

by Pennsylvania State University

The virus that causes barley yellow dwarf, the most widespread disease of cereal crops, manipulates its host plant and insect vector …

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Rhopalosiphum_padi
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-14T08:29:00.0000000Z

Chronicle Cornell https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/03/plant-parasites-cause-lasting-genetic-changes

When ground-dwelling parasites munch on the roots of plants, they don’t just damage the roots: They trigger chemical changes in the plant itself. …

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Nematodes
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-14T08:08:00.0000000Z
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-14T07:18:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-03-cooler-climate-farmers-technique-suppress-soil.html

by Pennsylvania State University

A biological technique used to suppress soilborne pests and pathogens already used in warmer climates, with some …

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Anaerobic_soil_disinfection
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2020-03-14T06:58:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-03-long-term-analysis-gm-cotton-insects.html

by Washington University in St. Louis

Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produces its own insecticide. The seeds were introduced in India in 2002 and today account …

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