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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-10T08:00:00.0000000Z

https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-08/wuis-lhu073118.php

Understanding how a sensory input becomes an experience -- how molecules released by a blooming flower, for instance, become the internal experience of smelling a rose -- has for millennia …

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Locust
Smell
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-09T16:00:00.0000000Z
A samurai wasp emerges from the brown marmorated stinkbug egg in which it hatched. Scientists hope the wasp will reduce populations of the pest in U.S. crops. CHRIS HEDSTROM Brown marmorated stinkbugs have done major damage to apples and other fruit trees in the mid-Atlantic United States. MATT ROURKE/AP PHOTO The brown marmorated stinkbug is a versatile pest that attacks valuable crops and plagues homeowners. MATT ROURKE/AP PHOTO

Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/08/scientists-spent-years-plan-import-wasp-kill-stinkbugs-then-it-showed-its-own?utm_campaign=news_daily_2018-08-09&et_rid=389253948&et_cid=2246881

BRIDGETON, NEW JERSEY—In a peach orchard down a …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-09T08:00:00.0000000Z
Western Farmer Press
Almond growers will no longer be able to use chlorpyrifos now that a federal court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban …
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-08T14:00:00.0000000Z

OurPermacultureWay https://ourpermaculturelife.com/morags-do-nothing-approach-to-pest-management-a-peaceful-way-of-gardening/

Our diversity garden includes flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruits, perennials, self-seeding annuals, natives, water, lots of …
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Permaculture
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-08T04:00:00.0000000Z

The University Network https://www.tun.com/blog/climate-change-damaging-soil-for-crop-growth/

Natalie Colarossi

Extreme weather conditions caused by climate change may have a more negative impact on soiland plant ecosystems than scientists …

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Climate_change
Soil
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-07T18:00:00.0000000Z
Science Daily
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180807144941.htm
Date:
August 7, 2018
Source:
PLOS
Summary:
Is it possible to grow cereal crops without having to rely on energy-requiring commercial fertilizers? Researchers now describe a newly …
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Maize
Nutrition
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-06T14:00:00.0000000Z

https://phys.org/news/2018-08- sugars.html

A new study by an international team of scientists, including the University of Bristol, has discovered that plants adjust their daily circadian rhythm to the cycle of day and night by measuring the amount of …
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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-06T04:00:00.0000000Z
Phys.Org

A new study reveals that all insects use specialized odorant receptors that enable them to detect and pursue …

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Insect_evoluation
Odors
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-08-04T04:00:00.0000000Z

https://phys.org/news/2018-07- bacteria_1.html

July 20, 2018 by Steve Koppes, Argonne National Laboratory

The idea of bacteria as diverse, complex perceptive entities that can hunt prey in packs, remember past experiences and interact with the …

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Bacteria
Behaviour