Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a new banana disease identified in Africa, ways to deal with oil seed rape pests after the neonicotinoid restrictions and the role of agricultural cooperatives and storage in rural Ethiopia.
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- New banana disease spreading throughout Africa
Fresh Plaza, 3rd December 2013
- Pest management in Pakistan
Tribune, 1st December 2013
- US: Studies confirm breadfruit’s ability to repel insects
Fresh Plaza, 28th November 2013
- Role of Agricultural Cooperatives and Storage in Rural Ethiopia
REAP, 27th November 2013
- Realizing Africa’s Rice Promise
Crop Biotech Update, 27th November 2013
- Scientists offer recommendations for delaying resistance to Bt corn in western corn rootworm
EurekAlert, 26th November 2013
- Indigenous crops for a food-secure world
Fresh Fruit Portal, 26th November 2013
- Dealing with OSR pests after neonics restriction
Farmers weekly, 26th November 2013
- How might open data in agriculture help achieve food security?
The Guardian- Food Security, 25th November 2013
- Africa: Tech-based Farming Advice Should Stay People-Centred
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 20th November 2013
See more plant health news on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank.
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