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2023-12-15T01:02:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

Red imported fire ants are a particularly nasty type of ant because they are aggressive, and inflict painful stings that may be life threatening. That's in addition to being a serious threat to agriculture and biosecurity.

In recent weeks

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2023-12-14T02:59:00.0000000Z

British EntSoc https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/climate-change-causing-60-of-plants-and-insects-to-fall-out-of-synch/

By BES Press Office Seasonal timings of plants are advancing an average of four times faster than insects, throwing key …

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2023-12-08T00:59:00.0000000Z
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2023-12-07T23:48:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by Natural History Museum The earliest disease-causing fungus has been discovered within the Natural History Museum's fossil collections. The new fungal plant pathogen, which is 407-million-years-old, has been named in honor of …

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2023-12-07T23:40:00.0000000Z

The Conversation

Cabbage white butterflies – Pieris rapae – are one of the most common garden visitors across southern and eastern Australia. The butterfly looks elegant in white with black dots on its wings: females have a pair of black …

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2023-12-07T21:15:00.0000000Z

FreshPLaza https://www.freshplaza.com/north-america/article/9583282/israeli-banana-variety-resistant-to-fusarium-will-soon-be-able-to-be-imported-into-ecuador/?utm_medium=email

Within the framework of the project "Safe Banana: Prevention and …

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2023-12-03T06:53:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily

Nitrogen fixing bacteria may have helped some cycads survive to the present day

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Duke University
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Ancient cycad lineages that survived the extinction of the dinosaurs may have done so by relying on symbiotic bacteria in their …
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2023-12-03T06:14:00.0000000Z

Science

Nectar produced on and around the traps is laced with a neurotoxin that may drug ants in addition to drawing them in. Pitcher plants in the genus Nepenthes thrive in places where they shouldn’t. There’s very little nitrogen in the …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2023-12-03T02:23:00.0000000Z