News tagged with crop pests

Presence of insect pest discovered in Indonesia

( -- Scientists with a Virginia Tech-led program have discovered the presence of the giant whitefly in western Java, the first known infestation of this pest in Asia. The scientists fear an infestation could cause ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Ecology
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Hidden crop pest threat to poorer nations revealed

The abundance of crop pests in developing countries may be greatly underestimated, posing a significant threat to some of the world's most important food producing nations, according to research led by the University of Exeter.

dateFeb 10, 2014 in Ecology
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