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Coconut rhinoceros beetles have been discovered breeding in the tree tops of coconut in Guam. Photo:  john_amend_all2000

Coconut rhinoceros beetles have been discovered breeding in the tree tops of coconut in Guam. Photo: john_amend_all2000

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including huge losses in Bolivia caused by fruit flies, arboreal breeding behaviour of coconut rhinoceros beetle in Guam and a new technology that could help distinguish the European corn borer from other look-alike species.

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