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US releases millions of wasps to fight emerald ash borer

Posted on Mié, 25 May 2016, 12:24

Parasite from China attacks eggs and larvae of Asian insect pest (emerald ash borer) that has wiped out tens of millions of trees in north America. Millions of tiny wasps that are natural parasites for the emerald ash borer have …

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Tuta absoluta has ravaged 80% of tomato farms in a Nigerian state.

Posted on Mié, 25 May 2016, 09:47

A state of emergency has been declared in the tomato sector in Kaduna state, northern Nigeria, local media report. Tuta absoluta has ravaged 80% of tomato farms, Commissioner of Agriculture Daniel Manzo Maigar said. Read more and watch a video …

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La Secretaría de la CIPF termina con éxito el Proyecto 350 del FANFC

Posted on Mar, 24 May 2016, 12:58

Al terminar la Secretaría de la CIPF el Proyecto 350 del FANFC "Manuales fitosanitarios, procedimientos operativos normalizados y materiales para capacitación mundiales", se han publicado más de 300 nuevos recursos técnicos fitosanitarios, y se crearon más de 20 recursos técnicos …

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Australia's worst invasive plant species available for import on Amazon and eBay

Posted on Dom, 22 May 2016, 13:13

Amazon and eBay have been exposed as weak points in Australia s quarantine system, with the internet trading sites hosting dozens of offers to import the nation s most dangerous weeds.

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New Sunflower Pest Reference Serves as Key Guide for Researchers Professionals

Posted on Jue, 19 May 2016, 14:55

A new book titled, Compendium of Sunflower Diseases and Pests, is the latest tool to protect the yield and quality of this globally significant crop. It includes nearly 300 images and research-based management recommendations to help academics and professionals …

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Gridlock over Italy's olive tree deaths starts to ease

Posted on Jue, 19 May 2016, 14:14

A court ruling paves the way for disease-containment measures, but the risk of spread to other regions and nations remains. This article can be found in Nature and is written by Alison Abbott.

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El organismo mundial de la salud del que nunca has escuchado, pero deberías

Posted on Mié, 18 May 2016, 09:34

Este es un resumen de un artículo completo de Theconversation.com que se puede consultar en https://theconversation.com/the-world-health-body-youve-never-heard-of-but-should-have-59114 y el autor es Eric Boa.

En un mundo donde los bienes físicos y los seres vivos se desplazan cada vez con mayor frecuencia …

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Laurel Wilt of Avocado

Posted on Mié, 18 May 2016, 08:36

With 12 000 commercial avocado trees already destroyed by the laurel wilt pathogen, they represent about 1.5 per cent of trees grown for farming in Florida. Avocados are [also] popular in residential landscapes. See more.

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Progresa la actividad normativa del Comité de Normas

Posted on Mié, 18 May 2016, 06:30

La 28ª reunión del Comité de Normas de la CIPF (CN) se celebró del 9 al 13 de mayo en la Sede de la FAO en Roma. La reunión fue presidida por el Sr. Jan Bart Rossel (Australia) y contó …

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Seminario de la CIPF : Normas fitosanitarias y seguridad alimentaria

Posted on Mar, 17 May 2016, 08:41

El 4º Seminario de la CIPF sobre normas fitosanitarias y seguridad alimentaria se celebró en la Sede de FAO (Centro Sheikh Zayed) el 13 de mayo de 2016, dedicado al efecto positivo directo de las normas fitosanitarias en la seguridad …

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United States must step-up forest pest prevention new study says

Posted on Jue, 12 May 2016, 09:20

Imported forest pests cause billions of dollars in damages each year, and U.S. property owners and municipalities foot most of the bill. Efforts to prevent new pests are not keeping pace with escalating trade and must be strengthened if we …

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Amazon and eBay hosted ads for banned invasive species Guardian News)

Posted on Mié, 11 May 2016, 06:47

Amazon and eBay appear to have openly broken the law by hosting listings to ship banned invasive species to the UK, the Guardian can reveal.

Both eBay and Amazon have previously been criticised for hosting ivory traders, but the UN …

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Amenazas de especies invasoras: causa de extinción de las plantas

Posted on Mar, 10 May 2016, 16:04

Una quinta parte de las especies vegetales del mundo corre peligro de extinción, advirtieron unos investigadores británicos este martes en un censo mundial sin precedentes del reino vegetal. El estudio de la organización británica Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, de Londres, …

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El Taller internacional FAO-CIPF-CIHEAM sobre la Xylella fastidiosa, se celebró con éxito en Bari, Italia

Posted on Mié, 04 May 2016, 11:25

El Taller internacional FAO-CIPF-CIHEAM sobre la Xylella fastidiosa y el síndrome del decaimiento rápido del olivo (OQDS) se celebró del 19 al 22 de abril de 2016, en Bari, Italia. El taller fue organizado por la FAO, la CIPF y …

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