Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a new rice variety to cushion farmers against crop loss through blast, a checklist of scale insect pests in Iran and Asian citrus growers looking to diversity their crop with bananas.
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- Bt sweet corn can reduce insecticide use
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 6th October 2013
- Kenya: New rice variety to give farmers more returns
Popular Standard Digital News Feeds, 3rd October 2013
- Kenya: County Forms Farmers’ Co-Ops
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 3rd October 2013
- Frosts slash Chilean kiwifruit crop
Fresh Fruit Portal, 3rd October 2013
- Peculiar, diverse and dangerous to crops: A checklist of the scale insects of Iran
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 2nd October 2013
- Zambia: Dunavant Diversifies to Buying Maize, Soya Beans
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 2nd October 2013
- Asian Citrus looking at bananas for diversification
Fresh Plaza, 1st October 2013
- Caribbean farmers abandoning diseased banana fields
New Agriculturist, 30th September 2013
- Building Climate Change Resilience in the Agriculture Sector
IFPRI, 27th September 2013
- Africa: New Guide Will Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 25th September 2013
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