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Plant biodiversity under threat from general viruses

( —Introduced generalist plant viruses from other hosts that encounter native plant species for the first time pose a greater threat to plant biodiversity in south-west Australia than introduced specialist viruses, ...

dateMay 12, 2014 in Ecology
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Measuring vegetation status by photography

Quick and efficient measurement to assess vegetation in natural ecosystems around Australia is being made possible by a University of Adelaide research project combining computer vision and environmental science.

dateMay 02, 2014 in Environment
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India irked by EU mango ban (Update)

India's leading export promotion agency criticised a European ban on mango imports as unjustified on Tuesday and appealed to Brussels to overturn its decision.

dateApr 29, 2014 in Ecology
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Stink bug traps may increase damage to tomato fruits

The invasive brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) is an important pest of fruits and vegetables. To counter them, some home gardeners use pheromone-baited traps that are designed to attract, trap, and kill them. ...

dateMar 25, 2014 in Ecology
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