Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a new device that can identify plant pests, the estimated economic loss from Mexican mangoes damaged by Hurricane Manuel and a new study into the optimal production of sweet potato.
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- Food Security Increased by New Scientific Model in Agricultural Production
International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences, 7th May 2014
- Mexico: Hurricane Manuel mango losses estimated at 200 million pesos
Fresh Plaza, 6th May 2014
- Brazilian apple orchards declared free of codling moth
Fresh Fruit Portal, 6th May 2014
- Hawaii: $700K to combat invsive coffee berry borer
International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences, 5th May 2014
- Nigeria: Nasarawa Earmarks N700 Million for Fertiliser in 2014 Farming Year
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 29th April 2014
- Saving crops and people with bug sensors
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 29th April 2014
- Indian Monsoons Are Becoming More Extreme
Scientific American, 29th April 2014
- Optimizing sweet potato production
EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 28th April 2014
- Tanzania: Biotech Crops Gain Increasing Global Popularity
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 27th April 2014
- Soybean Gets New Defense Against Soybean Cyst Nematodes
Crop Biotech Update, 23rd April 2014
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