Update: Plant Health News (21 Jun 12)

Citrus canker © Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org (CC BY 3.0 license)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including further spread of desert locusts in West Africa following the fall of Gaddafi, scientists decoding the genome of Xanthomonas bacteria, and the ban of a neonicotinoid insecticide in France, which has been linked to colony collapse disorder in honeybees.

Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!

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