Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the insect-resistant maize that could increase yields and decrease pesticide use in Mexico, nematodes that are threatening rice in the Ayeyarwady Region of Myanmar and a study into how salt-loving plants could contribute to sustainable global food production.
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- Stem nematode threatens rice in Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar
International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences, 18th November 2014
- The red spot threatens Peru’s organic bananas
Fresh Plaza, 18th November 2014
- Insect-resistant maize could increase yields and decrease pesticide use in Mexico
EurekAlert – Agriculture, 17th November 2014
- India: Decline in citrus fruit production causes concern
Fresh Plaza, 17th November 2014
- Considerable growth and good prospects for Colombia’s citrus production
Fresh Plaza, 14th November 2014
- Ghana: Adopt best practices to control diseases-Cocoa farmers urge
SPY Ghana, 13th November 2014
- Kenya: Plant Varied Crops, Nakuru Farmers Told
The Star, 12th November 2014
- Improving bananas by mixing strategies
Promusa, 12th November 2014
- Nigeria: NAFDAC Cautions Farmers On Pesticides
AllAfrica News: Food and Agriculture, 12th November 2014
- Salt Loving Plants to Help Sustainable Global Food Production
Crop Biotech Update, 5th November 2014
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