Update: Plant Health News (15 Jan 15)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including Crops in Brazil still suffering after last year’s drought, the Malawi farmers advised to diversify their crops and the gene that affects nitrogen fixation and yield of soybean. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (07 Jan 15)

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We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the first report of leaf spot disease in coconut seedlings in China, a study on the occurrence of Cucumber mosaic virus subgroups IA and IB isolates in tomatoes in Nigeria…
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Update: Plant Health News (01 Jan 15)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including CARDI’s contribution to food and nutrition security over its 40 year history, efforts to protect bananas from TR4 Fusarium wilt and the use of weaver ants as biological control. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (24 Dec 14)

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We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the first report of anthracnose of mallow caused by Colletotrichum trifolii in China, the first report of Tomato chlorosis virus (ToCV) in tomato crops in Saudi Arabia and the first report…
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Update: Plant Health News (17 Dec 14)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including small-scale women farmers delivering pioneering efforts in food security in Tanzania, Witches’ Broom Disease affecting cassava in Cambodia and an initiative in Africa which is strengthening food systems while raising awareness of Ebola. Click on the link to read more of the latest…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (10 Dec 14)

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We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the first record of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola causing bacterial leaf streak of rice in Uganda, the first record of Chickpea chlorotic dwarf virus infecting hot pepper in India and a…
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Update: Plant Health News (03 Dec 14)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including farmers in Bangladesh benefiting from early variety potatoes, water-saving technology introduced to rice farms in Vietnam and a model guava farm developed in India using traditional and modern methods. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (26 Nov 14)

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We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include first report of Erwinia carotovora causing bacterial pod rot of cocoa in India, a new combination of viruses causing tobacco bushy top disease in Ethiopia and research into yam virus X, a…
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Update: Plant Health News (19 Nov 14)

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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. Click on the link to…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (13 Nov 14)

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We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the identification of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus infecting common bean in Japan, Diaspididae scale insects in olive trees in Brazil and the first report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum‘ on carrot in Africa.
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