Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including cassava’s huge potential as a 21st century crop in Africa, the discovery of nematode resistant wheat and Brazil to launch biofungicide against witch’s broom.
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- Brazil to launch biofungicide against cacao disease
Fresh Fruit Portal, 5th June 2013
- Global project launched to tackle invasive pests
Endure, 3rd June 2013
- Experts push ethical case for climate adaptation policies
SciDev.Net, 30th May 2013
- Parasite-resistant maize developed by Kenyan scientist
Environmental News Network, 29th May 2013
- Scientists Discover Nematode Resistant Wheat
Crop Biotech Update, 29th May 2013
- AU: Pomegranate growers consider future
FreshPlaza.com, 29th May 2013
- Africa: Cassava’s Huge Potential As 21st Century Crop
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 28th May 2013
- The focus shifts: Could late corn planting affect soybean planting?
Farm Industry News, 28th May 2013
- Uganda: PRDP – Farmers Get Sh3 Billion
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 26th May 2013
- Parasitic wasps to be released to combat coconut caterpillar
Bangkok Post, 22nd May 2013
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