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Asike, Asiki, Boven Digoel Regency, Papua, Indonesia
Identification request
2024-02-13T04:17:21.3355097Z

Dear All,

I found this assassin bug sucking a Spodoptera larvae in an oil palm nursery in Papua. Anyone know what species is this?

Thank you.

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-02-02T05:57:00.0000000Z

CIMMYT

CIMMYT leads international collaboration to monitor invasive pests attacking post-harvest crops and the propagation of toxic fungi.

By John Bakum

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 10% of the global population suffers from …

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CIMMYT
Large_grain_borer
Maize_weevil
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-02-02T05:49:00.0000000Z

EntomologyToday

By Ed Ricciuti It’s a case of good intentions toward the environment gone more than a bit wrong. Brazilian growers have stopped fouling the air with smoke by burning the leaves and tops of sugarcane, called “trash,” before the sugar- …

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Brazil
Spittlebug
Leaf_scald
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-02-02T04:42:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

The intricate dance of nature often unfolds in mysterious ways, hidden from the naked eye. At the heart of this enigmatic tango lies a vital partnership: the symbiosis between plants and a type of fungi known as arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-02-02T04:18:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org

by Bev Betkowski, University of Alberta

University of Alberta research provides new insight into how harmful fungal infections could affect the ability of lodgepole pines to defend themselves from deadly mountain pine beetle attacks.

Using …

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Lodgepole_pine
Mountain_pine_beetle
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-01-31T03:47:00.0000000Z
Potato
Black_leg
Pectobacterium_actinidiae
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-01-31T02:50:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) [summ. Mod.DHA, edited] https://agfstorage.blob.core.windows.net/misc/FP_com/2024/01/16/Aban1.pdf[Ref: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2023) …

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Fuarium_TR4
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-01-31T02:46:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: HortiDaily [summ. Mod.DHA, edited] https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9594128/researchers-detect-tobrfv-on-cent ral-peruvian-coast/ The presence of tomato brown rugose fruit tobamovirus (ToBRFV) in commercial …

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Tomato
Brown_rugose_fruit_virus
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2024-01-31T01:50:00.0000000Z

ProMED http://www.promedmail.org

Source: European Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO) Reporting Service 01/2024/016 [summ. Mod.DHA, edited] https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-7766Tomato fruit blotch virus_ (ToFBV) is being added to the EPPO …

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Tomato
Brown_blotch_virus
Castries, Saint Lucia
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2024-01-29T22:07:00.0000000Z
There are more than 3,000 registered pesticides sprayed across South Africa, several of which are banned or severely restricted in Europe and other countries because of human and environmental safety risks. Despite the government’s promises to reform …
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