Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the development of diagnostics for Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), a coffee pest spreading to other crops in East Africa and farmers testing wheat crops for climate change adaptation.
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- Coffee pest spreading to other crops in East Africa
SciDev.Net, 12th March 2013
- Yellow rust lies dormant waiting for warm spell
FWi – Arable News, 12th March 2013
- Farmers testing wheat crops for climate change adaptation
Bioversity International – Latest news and publications, 11th March 2013
- Cash for diagnostics may help track cassava disease
SciDev.Net, 11th March 2013
- Kenya: Counterfeit Seeds On the Rise
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 11th March 2013
- Bioscience to battle ash dieback
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 8th March 2013
- Plague of locusts ravaging Israel
FreshPlaza.com, 7th March 2013
- Ecological methods can help solve food insecurity issues
Global development: Food security | guardian.co.uk, 5th March 2013
- Cote d’Ivoire: Banana and Rubber Tax to Fund Research
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 4th March 2013
- Research could cure fusarium headache
FWi – Arable News, 1st March 2013
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