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Identification request
2017-12-01T08:00:00.0000000Z
Taro petiole lesions - The Maldives Taro leaf lesions - The Maldives

To Whom it may concern

I am writing on behalf of ministry of fisheries and agriculture of the Maldives. I would like to request you to please help us in identifying the condition that is evident in the attached pictures. 

Thank you for your …

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Taro
The_Maldives
Leaf_and_petiole_lesions
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-12-01T08:00:00.0000000Z
The Hindu (Note there is an error in The Hindu post, with paragraphs missing from that provided by the ICAR site). The text below has been amended to account for the missing paras).
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Aleurodicus_rugioperculatus
Kerala_India
Encarsia_guadeloupae
Rugose_spiralling_whitefly
Leiochrini_nilgirianus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-30T22:00:00.0000000Z
EurekAlert

Melanie Taylor, U.S. FOREST SERVICE

New research published by a team of scientists from the USDA Forest Service and Purdue University suggests that tiny soil fungi that …

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Invasiveness
Arbuscular_mycorrhiza
Ectomycorrhiza
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-28T18:00:00.0000000Z

InfoPest https://mailchi.mp/infopest/infopest-news-amendment?e=654da733f0 Political decisions have clouded the science on popular herbicide, glyphosate. However, it appears that the cloud has lifted. The article published in Infopest News yesterday: …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-28T14:00:00.0000000Z

CropBiotechUptake http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=16009

Scientists from France and the U.K. reviewed 52 articles on CRISPR use in crops published from 2014 to mid-2017 in peer-reviewed journals. The result is …

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Maize
Tobacco
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-27T08:00:00.0000000Z
Figure 2: TEM images of resistant Caliph leaves at 3 days after inoculation with M. pinodes. (A) Infection vesicle (V) emerged from the tip of an appressorium (Ap) to cell walls between guard cell (gc) and epidermal cell (ep), and infection …more

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-11-aberrant-hyphae-triggered-host-immune.html#jCp Figure 3: TEM images of resistant Caliph leaves at 3 days after inoculation with M. pinodes. (A) Infection vesicle (V) emerged from the tip of an appressorium (Ap) to cell walls between guard cell (gc) and epidermal cell (ep), and infection …more

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-11-aberrant-hyphae-triggered-host-immune.html#jCp Figure 1: Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) images of susceptible R108-1 leaves at 3 days after inoculation with M. pinodes. (A) Infection hyphae (arrows) that look like infection vesicles formed in the cell wall of the adaxial …more

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-11-aberrant-hyphae-triggered-host-immune.html#jCp

PhysOrg https://phys.org/news/2017-11-aberrant-hyphae-triggered-host-immune.html Kazuhiro Toyoda and colleagues at Okayama University examined the histology and ultrastructure of early infection events and fungal development, including …

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Ascochyta_Mycosphaerella_pea_blight
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Okayama_University
Defense_responses
Hydrogen_peroxide
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-27T08:00:00.0000000Z

The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/29/common-pesticide-can-make-migrating-birds-lose-their-way-research-shows The experimental study is the first to directly show harm to songbirds, extending the known impacts of …

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Imidacloprid
Neonicotinoids
Migrating_birds
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-27T08:00:00.0000000Z

InfoPest News https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/pestnet/conversations/messages/13569 Diamondback moth resistance mangement strategy in canola While the winter-cropping season is drawing to a close for many this year, diamondback moth (DBM) …

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Queensland_Australia
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Vegetable_leafminer
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-26T04:00:00.0000000Z
Dear Pestnetters,
Would anyone know if the Parasitic protozoan Scarcocystis singaporensis is commercially available for rat control?
Any feedback would be much appreciated.
Thanks,
Mark Posted on user's behalf
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Papua_New_Guinea
Scarcocystis_singaporensis
Rat_control
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2017-11-26T04:00:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EAST LANSING, Mich.- An issue of global concern is the anticipated shortage of agricultural output to meet the steady rise in human population. Michigan State University scientists understand that …

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