Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including reports of citrus greening (huanglongbing) in Paraguay, the discovery of genes resistant to Phytophthora sojae in soybeans and a computer model that gives early warning signs of crop failure.
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- Kenya: ADC Unveils New Maize Seed Variety
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 30th July 2013
- Smart labeling seeks to streamline produce traceability
Fresh Fruit Portal, 29th July 2013
- Australia – Diamondback moth challenges canola crops
Seed Quest, 29th July 2013
- Africa: Technology and Innovation Aim at Greater Food Security
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 27th July 2013
- Africa: Computer Model Gives Early Warning of Crop Failure
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 24th July 2013
- Maize can be primed for self-defence against leafhoppers
Rothamsted Research, 24th July 2013
- No new Malthus: disruptive technologies will help feed 9 billion people by 2050
Seed Quest, 23rd July 2013
- Paraguay Reports ‘Greening’ Outbreak In Citrus Plantations
Bernama, 22nd July 2013
- Interactive tool maps out world of bananas, potatoes and cassava
Fresh Fruit Portal, July 19th 2013
- Researchers discover genes resistant to soybean pathogen
Perdue Agriculture News, 18th July 2013
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