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University of Florida is using vegetable grafting to manage diseases in crops

by Jose Perez, University of Florida

Grafting has been used for thousands of years to propagate and improve tree crops.   For vegetable crops this technique is relatively new. 180 more words

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PlantVillage can diagnose 26 diseases in 14 crops and counting

This is a story about an App called PlantVillage that you can load onto your smart phone.  However, I could not find the App for Android phones.  136 more words

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Annual Wheatheart Wheat Conference set for Aug. 11 in Perryton

by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife

The 18th annual Wheatheart Wheat Conference will be Aug. 11 at the Ochiltree County Expo Center, 402 Expo Drive, Perryton. 200 more words

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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (13 Jul 16)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include new host records for the fruit fly… 414 more words

Agriculture

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (29 Jun 16)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the first report of powdery mildew (Erysiphe quercicola) on rubber trees in Viet Nam, the occurrence of anthracnose fruit rot (Colletotrichum nymphaeae) on pepper in Malaysia and the characterization of a novel polerovirus infecting maize in China. 350 more words

Agriculture

Afghan Ministry of Agriculture to conduct nationwide plant pests and diseases survey

Afghanistan is highly dependent on agriculture but has been suffering from multiple plant pest and disease outbreaks. With this in mind, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) 324 more words

Agriculture

Speaker Series: Lawrence Datnoff

Our Crops and Chemicals European conference this year took place in Berlin, and provided a perfect environment for academics and industry to come together and share ideas. 106 more words

Agrochemicals