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The use of fungicides to treat plant pathogens dates back 150 years, when a mixture of lime and copper sulfate, known as the “Bordeaux mixture,” was used to control fungal diseases in French vineyards. However, as fungicide usage has increased
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Edited by David Denlinger, Entomology and Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; received October 15, 2020; accepted October 16, 2021
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The loss of any species is a tragedy, but the rapid disappearance of bogong moths has much wider effects
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I t’s conventional wisdom among wildlife lovers that the more charismatic an animal is, the higher its profile. Cute and cuddly spe
The company has decided against the phasing out of the Armada fungicide and is offering a discount on it through June 30, 2021.
CARY, N.C. – The Turf and Ornamentals business of Bayer, part of the Environmental Science division, has reinstated the Armada 50 WDG fungicide. Armada fungi
Infected mosquitoes were found in all five boroughs, one suspected human case is under investigation
Health Department reminds New Yorkers to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites
July 22, 2021 — The Health Department today announced that mosquitoes infected with West Ni
Much of the ire is directed at the herbicide weedkiller glyphosate, which is reviled in the activist community, although study after study shows it is among the safest of agricultural chemicals. There have been 18 major reviews of glyphosate by independent global agencies, and none has found i
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Healthy coffee beans and flowers are displayed at the Maui AgFest in 2016. With Hawaii’s $56 million coffee industry at risk from coffee leaf rust, the state Department of Agriculture is considering the use of the fungicide Priaxor Xemium to battle the pathogen that’s invaded Maui, Lanai,
Growers have two new tools to prevent and control a broad spectrum of crop diseases. BASF has announced the full U.S. EPA registration of Priaxor fungicide and Merivon fungicide.
Priaxor is expected to provide unprecedented disease protection and post-infection disease control from some
Blocking the Plasmodium life cycle can be achieved through the use of insecticides, or by strategies aimed at preventing the parasite from developing inside its mosquito vector, a multi-step process known as sporogony. But what if both could be done at the same time?