Update: Plant Health News (12 Oct 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Smarter toxins help crops fight resistant pests EurekAlert! ‚Äď Agriculture, 9 October 2011 Herbicide-resistant superweeds overpowering crops CBC.ca ‚Äď Technology & Science, 7 October 2011 Research urged to combat Philippine banana disease SciDev.Net, 7 October 2011 US (FL): Citrus growers fight greening…
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Update: Plant Health News (29 Sept 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Mexico: fruit flies damaging orange crops in Veracruz Fresh Fruit Portal, 29 September 2011 Ghana: Engaging cocoa growers through text messaging from AgInfo News World Education, 26 September 2011 Tanzania: Regional Crisis as Sugarcane Production Falls AllAfrica News: Food, Agriculture and Rural…
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Update: Plant Health News (31 Aug 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Herbicide choice for high blackgrass dormancy Farmers Weekly,¬†30 August¬†2011 NZ: pest costs potato industry US$101M FreshFruitPortal.com,¬†30 August¬†2011 Banana threatened by old, new pathogens African Agriculture, 29 August 2011 Yellow leaf spot resource Australian Government Grains Research & Development Corporation, 29 August 2011…
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Update: Plant Health News (4 Aug 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Researchers know their onions… NFU, 3 August¬†2011 Cotton ‘topping’ cuts bollworm infestations, study finds SciDev Net, 2 August 2011 Crop grazing shows promise as disease tool Grains Research and Development Corporation, 1¬†August 2011 EU sees the light on Epitrix NFU, 1 August¬†2011…
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Update: Plant Health News (22 Jul 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: British wasps protect lettuce and celery from pests Plant Science,¬†20 July¬†2011 Modelling the root of crop disease Plant Science,¬†18 July¬†2011 USDA Restricts the Importation of Commercial and Noncommercial Quantities of Rice from Countries Where Khapra Beetle Is Known to Occur USDA-APHIS Newsroom,¬†14…
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Update: Plant Health News (6 Jul 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Sensor developed to detect crop disease FWi – Arable News, 5 July 2011 Sweetpotato foundation seed tested in commercial operations; Virus-tested seeds proven to increase yields ScienceDaily: Latest Science News, 1 July 2011 Putting Ug99 on the Map: An Update on Current…
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Update: Plant Health News (22 Jun 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: New locust threat in Madagascar FAO, 21 June 2011 US: Tiny fly causes big trouble for Oregon‚Äôs fruit farmers Fresh Plaza, 20¬†June 2011 ‘Super wheat’ resists devastating rust SciDev Net, 17 June 2011 Weeding out Africa’s witch plant New Agriculturist,¬†June 2011 U.S.…
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Update: Plant Health News (8 Jun 11)

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Here’s another taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Uruguayan scientists find apple decay pathogen fighter FreshFruitPortal.com, 7 June 2011 HortNZ hails govt biosecurity funding plan FreshFruitPortal.com, 6 June 2011 African Researchers and Farmers Begin Effort to Reduce Crop Loss from Striga Crop Biotech Update, 3 June 2011 Aflatoxin Infects 160…
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Update: Plant Health News (25 May 11)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Deadly fungus threatens Latin American cocoa crop African Agriculture, 23¬†May 2011 US: Infection lets whiteflies thrive Fresh Plaza,¬†17¬†May 2011 Farming Tips Reach Developing World Via Cell Phone VOANews.com, 16¬†May 2011 Molecular technique advances soybean rust resistance research ACES News, 16 May 2011…
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Update: Plant Health News (11 May 11)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: It Takes a Community of Soil Microbes to Protect Plants from Disease ScienceDaily,¬†7¬†May 2011 Disease-resistant coffee stuck in Ugandan labs SciDev.Net, 9¬†May 2011 Study Shows Corn Gene Provides Resistance to Multiple Diseases North Carolina State University news room, 5¬†May 2011 Long-term prospects…
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