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June 4, 2020

Plant detectives develop new way to trace global spread of major plant disease

European Food Safety Authority - Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for approval of Equisetum arvense L. for the extension of use in plant protection against fungal diseases on horticulture and vegetable crops

Fusarium resistance in cucumber: from breeding to commercial varieties (Fresh Plaza)

May 29, 2020

Breeding a fungal gene into wheat (Science)

Stripe rust hits wheat crop in Nepal

Canada - Embrace clubroot-resistant canola: industry - Even as growers are urged to better use resistant varieties, they are also encouraged to improve their rotation practices (Western Producer)

Plant pathologists at Penn State University to aid investigation into lettuce disease

Stripe rust on wheat in China

Battling devastating viral diseases, also in plants - Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis

May 28, 2020

European Food Safety Authority - Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for approval of whey for the extension of use in plant protection as a fungicide in grapevines and vegetable crops

European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization,  Reporting Service no. 5 - May 2020

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University scientists have discovered a way to increase wheat immunity

Undiagnosed multiple virus disease on tomato in Maharashtra, India

Pesquisa com bioinsumos mobiliza mais de 600 especialistas da Embrapa - Com o lançamento do Programa Nacional de Bioinsumos pelo Mapa, a expectativa é pelo fortalecimento do setor e ampliação da oferta de produtos no mercado

May 27, 2020

Posterity fungicide from Syngenta now registered for golf courses in California - Spring dead spot, fairy ring and dollar spot solution provides superintendents with up to 28 days of control

May 26, 2020

Breeding a fungal gene into wheat (Science)

Plant researchers on the hunt for new biocontrol agents (Greenhouse Grower)

Brasil - Pesquisa da Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina Lages identifica novo vírus em trigo e fica entre mais acessadas em revista internacional

Brazil - Need for change in diamondback moth management

May 25, 2020

Plant genetics provide solutions for oilseed rape challenges

USA - Michigan greenhouses destroy geraniums after cuttings were found to be infected with rare bacteria (AP)

United Kingdom - Chlorothalonil alternatives to fight ramularia in spring barley (Farmers Weekly)

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida awarded $850K USDA grant to lead multistate research, study disease resistance in lettuce, boost cultivar production

May 22, 2020

Parasitic wasp discovery offers chemical-free pest control for farmers

United Kingdom - RAGT is introducing the first European winter wheat variety with a high level of resistance to barley yellow dwarf virus (Farmers Guardian)

Pluton Biosciences selected for Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator - Pluton to test technology that will optimize pest control with the Danforth Plant Science Center and the National Renewable Energy Lab

Argentina - Campaña fina: Bayer, con la solución más completa para trigo y cebada

Bayer Argentina - Para que tus lotes rindan al máximo, cuidalos con la mejor tecnología

Six agtech startups selected for Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator - Partnership with Danforth Plant Science Center will assist companies seeking to improve soil health, optimize pest control and scale food production

May 21, 2020

Mosca-branca: como fazer o manejo eficiente da praga na soja





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