Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including moko disease of banana in Colombia, fruit fly control for mangoes in India and a new cassava breeding project.
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- Carbon sequestration mapping a boost for NZ kiwifruit industry
Fresh Fruit Portal, 20 November 2012
- Tree intercropping ‘could save Africa’s soils’
SciDev.Net, 20 November 2012
- Research Team to Map Global Distribution of Tomato Virus
Crop Biotech Update, 21 November 2012
- India: Plague of caterpillars destroy vegetables
FreshPlaza.com, 23 November 2012
- Growing food in the desert: is this the solution to the world’s food crisis?
Environment: Food | guardian.co.uk, 24 November 2012
- Senegal: Developing Urban Agriculture
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 26 November 2012
- Scientists Reveals Mechanism to Enhance Rapeseed’s Oil Yield
Crop Biotech Update, 28 November 2012
- Colombia: Moko bacterium threatens Quindío bananas
FreshPlaza.com, 30 November 2012
- India: Fruit fly trap creates pest free mango zone
FreshPlaza.com, 3 December 2012
- Cornell University Takes Lead in $25M Cassava Genome-based Breeding Project
Crop Biotech Update, 5 December 2012
See more plant health news on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank.
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