Update: Plant Health News (30 Jan 13)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including an update on GM rice, an estimate of crop production loss due to climate change in Africa and details of trials aiming to halt Psa spread in New Zealand. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (07 Nov 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a breakthrough in developing salt-tolerant crops, biocontrol of apple pests and aphid resistance found in black raspberry. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (24 Oct 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including reports of Aster yellows infecting 60% of Canadian Canola, the identification of a recent maize virus in Kenya and the development of dual disease resistant Cassava. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Get more scientific and international development news on CABI’s Facebook page!

CABI has just launched its Facebook page. In addition to posts from Plantwise, there will be news and articles from the other arms of CABI including Global Health, Environmental Impact, Animal Science, Forest Science, and newly published books and journals. There will also be updates from the work that CABI is doing in countries all…
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Update: Plant Health News (10 Oct 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including snow and frost affecting Brazil’s apple crop, Bangladesh decoding the genome of a crop-killing fungus and ways to keep barley yellow dwarf virus under control. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (26 Sept 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including droughts affecting Citrus in Bolivia, discovery of a phosphorous-boosting gene in rice and improved tea cultivars in Malawi. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (12 Sept 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including banana wilt affecting crops in Uganda, red spider mites infesting Colombian coffee plantations, and new varieties of rice resistant to Rice yellow mottle virus. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (29 Aug 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including lack of rain leading to crop losses in India and Guatemala,  discovery of how cyst nematodes attack plants, and increased effort to stop the spread of maize lethal necrosis in Kenya. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant…
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Update: Plant Health News (15 Aug 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including banana and cassava diseases becoming more prevalent in parts of DR Congo, pomegranate growers in India getting help with managing bacterial blight, and flooding in Costa Rica affecting crops. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: Plant Health News (01 Aug 12)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the fight against black sigatoka in Dominica, discovery of fireblight in Estonia, and CIMMYT’s introduction of a variety of wheat tolerant to Ug99 in Bangladesh. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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