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2023-12-29T05:08:00.0000000Z

Nature Scientific Reports

Min Sun Ha Hyunjoo Ryu Ho Jong Ju  Hyo-Won Choi 

Scientific Reports volume 13, Article number: 22516 (2023) 

Legumes are primarily grown agriculturally for human consumption, livestock forage, silage, and as …

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2023-12-29T03:50:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by University of Eastern Finland Gonipterus platensis, or the Eucalyptus snout beetle, has a heavy impact on Eucalyptus forest plantations worldwide, and are mostly controlled using the micro wasp Anaphes spp, although control rates rarely …

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2023-12-29T03:36:00.0000000Z

Potato News Today

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In an insightful video presentation by Joel Williams, an independent plant and soil health educator and consultant in the UK, the intricate relationship between soil …

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2023-12-29T00:00:00.0000000Z

UC Riverside

Plant RNA defense systems hidden in unassuming “bubbles”

If you’ve ever seen a fuzzy piece of fruit in your fridge, you’ve seen gray mold. It is an aggressive fungus that infects more than 1,400 different plant species: almost all fruits, …

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2023-12-28T12:04:00.0000000Z

TurfNet

Superintendents in New York are losing a valuable tool in the fight against insect pests in golf course turf.

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday, Dec. 22 signed into law legislation A.7640/S.1856-A, known as the Birds and Bees Protection Act. The …

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2023-12-28T11:43:00.0000000Z

Nature

High-speed cameras reveal tiny insects employing a physical phenomenon, never-before seen in a natural system to avoid drowning in their own urine

Sharpshooters are tiny insects capable of extraordinary feats. They feed on xylem fluid which is …

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Castries, Saint Lucia
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2023-12-26T17:08:00.0000000Z

Crop Protection

Sulav Paudel Trevor Jackson Sarah Mansfield Mark Ero Aubrey Moore Seam Marshall

Volume 174, December 2023

Abstract The coconut rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros, CRB), a native to South-east Asia, is a major pest of coconut and …

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Castries, Saint Lucia
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2023-12-26T11:05:00.0000000Z

Earth.com

In recent years, the accumulation of plastic waste in the environment has emerged as a pressing concern. While the pollution of oceans by plastics is widely recognized, the presence of microplastics in soils across the globe is equally …

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2023-12-15T04:53:00.0000000Z

NatureCommunications

Isolation, identification and pathogenicity of local entomopathogenic bacteria as biological control agents against the wild cochineal Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) on cactus pear in Morocco

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