Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a breakthrough in developing salt-tolerant crops, biocontrol of apple pests and aphid resistance found in black raspberry.
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- Herbicide Tolerant, High Yielding, and Stress Tolerant Alfalfa Ready for Field Testing
Crop Biotech Update, 24 October 2012
- PSA in kiwifruit plants: a new method for Molecular Diagnosis
FreshPlaza.com, 25 October 2012
- Scientists find aphid resistance in black raspberry
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 31 October 2012
- NZ: Asian wasp introduced to control apple pest
FreshPlaza.com, 1 November 2012
- Plants recognise pathogenic and beneficial microorganisms
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 1 November 2012
- Southern Africa: Intercropping ‘Boosts Maize Yields By 50 Per Cent’
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 2 November 2012
- Breakthrough in developing salt-tolerant crops
[Wetenschap] Resource, 3 November 2012
- Rwanda: Banana Wilt Threatens Food Security
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 4 November 2012
- Scientists identify insect-repelling compounds in Jatropha
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 5 November 2012
- Brazil unveils disease-resistant banana breed
Fresh Fruit Portal, 7 November 2012
See more plant health news on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank.
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