Banana Plants Combat Root Pests

Banana plants protect themselves from parasitic nematodes by increasing local concentrations of defensive substances in infected root tissues. Bananas are a major food staple [...]

December 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Scientists Developed Disease-Resistant Peas

New disease control method developed by Agricultural Research Service and cooperating scientists may offer growers added insurance against outbreaks of Aphanomyces root rot [...]

November 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Vacuum Dust Acts As A Disease Vehicle

The aerosolized dust created by vacuums contain bacteria and mold that “could lead to adverse effects in allergic people, infants, and people with compromised [...]

October 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Global Warming Results Spread of Crop Pests

Global warming is resulting in the spread of crop pests towards the North and South Poles at a rate of nearly 3 km a year, a new study has revealed. The study, carried out by [...]

September 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Salmonella Outbreak in North Wales

UNITED KINGDOM – An outbreak of salmonella in North Wales has affected more than 20 people so far. The outbreak has been investigated by Health Officials. A total of 22 [...]

August 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

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