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2018-07-31T18:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-07- bacteria-boost-drought.html

July 30, 2018, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Adding certain types of bacteria to soil could help protect plants against drought by activating a proton pump in …

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Bacteria
Drought
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-07-30T04:00:00.0000000Z

CABI The Invasives Blog https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/07/31/why-prosopis-no-longer-pays-as-a-prospect-for-positive-environmental-and-socio-economic-productivity/ In the late 1970s and early 1980s the group of closely-related woody plant …

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Prosopis
East_Africa
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-07-27T08:00:00.0000000Z
As part of a prevention programme to limit the spread of kauri dieback, visitors to kauri forests are encouraged to spray their shoes with a disinfectant. Eli Duke/WIkimedia Commons, CC BY-As part of a prevention programme to limit the spread of kauri dieback, visitors to kauri forests are encouraged to spray their shoes with a disinfectant. Eli Duke/WIkimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Tāne Mahuta draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to the kauri forests in the north of New Zealand. from www.shutterstock.com, CC BY-SA

The Conversation https://theconversation.com/lord-of-the-forest-new-zealands-most-sacred-tree-is-under-threat-from-disease-but-response-is-slow-100447Tāne Mahuta is Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest living being – but the 45m tall, 2,500-year-old …

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New_Zealand
Kauri_dieback
Tane_Mahuta
Sydney NSW, Australia
Identification request
2018-07-20T02:00:00.0000000Z
Hello team,
Could somebody help to identify the above insect pests (photos in attached) observe on maize in Ghana?
Much thanks.
Entomologist (PhD)
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CABI
Maize
Ghana
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-07-18T18:00:00.0000000Z
Authors Marro, N.; Caccia, M.; Doucet, M. E.; Cabello, M.; Becerra, A.; Lax, P. 
Author Affiliation Laboratorio de Micología, Instituto …
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-07-18T18:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: Thu 21 Jun 2018 Source: HortiDaily [edited] <http://www.hortidaily.com/article/43890/NL- …

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Netherlands
Tomato_chlorosis_virus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-07-18T18:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: Thu 21 Jun 2018 Source: VietnamNet [edited] <http://m.english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/society/ …

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Rice
Viruses
Blast
Vietnam
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-07-18T14:00:00.0000000Z

Dear Everyone

Just to let you know that we are doing all we can to get the new system up and running and out to you all as quickly as possible. Matt Taylor of Indentic and colleagues has done a great job in designing the system, and we are testing it …
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Pestnet
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-07-18T08:00:00.0000000Z
Samples from a banana tree on a Tully farm suspected of being infected with Panama disease have been sent to Brisbane for testing. The Australian …
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Fusarium_TR4
Panama_disease
Tully_Australia
Sigatoka, Fiji
Identification request
2018-07-17T23:52:00.0000000Z
Initial damage symptoms Severe stage...

Dear Pestnetters,

Attached are pictures of damage symptoms on Tomato (variety from India) - determiate variety.

Farmer confirms that he had grown this variety a few times already but this is the first time he faced this problem and it seems unfortunate …

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Tomato
Fiji
New_disease