Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including snow and frost affecting Brazil’s apple crop, Bangladesh decoding the genome of a crop-killing fungus and ways to keep barley yellow dwarf virus under control.
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- Bacillus Subtilis not Always a Good Bacterium, Scientists Reveal
Crop Biotech Update, 26th Spetember 2012
- Crop Watch – Rain both helps and hinders
FWi – Arable News, 26th Spetember 2012
- NZ avocado exports in line for rot prediction revamp
Fresh Fruit Portal, 27th September 2012
- Snow and frost hit Brazilian apple crop
Fresh Fruit Portal, 28th September 2012
- Virginia Tech research program confirms presence of invasive insect in Senegal
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 28th September 2012
- Keep barley yellow dwarf virus under control
FWi – Arable News, 29th September 2012
- Potato ring rot reappears in Idaho
The Grower, 1st October 2012
- Maize Lethal Necrosis reduces yields for some Kenyan farmers by up to 60%
African Agriculture, 2nd October 2012
- Nuclear “birth control” helps Croatia fruit farmers fight flies
CNBC.com, 2nd October 2012
- Bangladesh decodes genome of crop-killer fungus
SciDev.Net, 9th October 2012
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