Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including some good news for growers in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, how scientists have finally caught gene-thieving fungi, and a quick ‘pecan’ to the future of weevil control.
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- Fungus enters plant by stealing plant genes
[Wetenschap] Resource, 13 March 2012
- Canada is potato cyst nematode free
FreshPlaza.com, 12 March 2012
- AU: Fruit fly situation going in right direction
FreshPlaza.com, 8 March 2012
- Better understanding of cowpea weevil could improve storage
SciDev.Net, 8 March 2012
- Light leaf spot control assisted by resistance elicitors
FWi – Arable News, 7 March 2012
- Dark Sigatoka threatens banana cultivation in Colombia
FreshPlaza.com, 6 March 2012
- NZ: Psa infections slow
FreshPlaza.com, 5 March 2012
- Be Sure to Monitor for Spotted Wing Drosophila in Strawberry and Brambles This Year
Weekly Crop Update, 2 March 2012
- New soybean varieties introduced in Brazil
CropBiotech Update, 2 March 2012
- Pecan weevil biology, management and control strategies
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 29 February 2012
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