Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the completion of the sequencing of the carrot genome, the threat of wheat blast in Asia and the potential use of spider venom as an effective natural pesticide.
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- Brilliant Brassica
TGAC, 12th May 2016
- Soil management to secure a sustainable food supply chain
ADAS, 12th May 2016
- Scientists Crack Complete Genome of Carrot
Crop Biotech Update, 11th May 2016
- Wheat blast arrives in Asia
International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences, 9th May 2016
- Plant diseases are commonly confused with herbicide and insect damage
Southernminn.com, 7th May 2016
- What do higher carbon dioxide levels mean for crops?
Farming Online, 6th May 2016
- Improving efficiency of nitrogen fertiliser use in China: new UK-China Virtual Centre is launched
Rothampstead Research, 5th May 2016
- Could spider venom hold the holy grail of natural pesticides?
Michigan Radio, 5th May 2016
- Researchers use artificial evolution to combat insect pesticide resistance
AgroNews, 3rd May 2016
- GM banana with resistance to Mycosphaerella fijiensis shows promise
International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences, 30th March 2016
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