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Tuesday Apr 15 | Metro

NEWBananageddon: Fruit supplies at risk from killer fungus

A fungus that restricts water and nutrients to the fruit until it dies has spread from south-east Asia to the Middle East and Africa.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Netherlands, World News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

Too much animal protein tied to higher diabetes risk

People who eat the most protein, especially from animal sources, are more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to a study of European adults.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Netherlands, World News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Parasite sterilises flowers and transforms petals into 'leaves' to reproduce

After sterilisation caused by a parasite called phytoplasmas, the plants stay alive - but only for the good of the pathogen The petals turn green to look like leaves and attract insects that will help the parasite spread to other nearby plants It affects a range of plants, turning flowers into leaf tissue or producing a profusion of stems known as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entomology, Netherlands, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Graphic: Scientists solve mystery of the zombie plants

Infected flowers of Catharanthus roseus produce leaf-like petals that may serve as the sites for leafhopper feeding and acquisition of phytoplasma.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Netherlands, World News

Evening News

Graphic: Scientists solve mystery of the zombie plants

Infected flowers of Catharanthus roseus produce leaf-like petals that may serve as the sites for leafhopper feeding and acquisition of phytoplasma.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Netherlands, World News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

GhanaWeb

WIENCO sets up fund for research at UDS

Wienco Ghana Limited, importers and distributors of quality agricultural inputs, has established a fund at the University for Development Studies to promote research work at the Faculty of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Ghana, Africa, Netherlands, South Africa, Life, Food, Vegetables

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

China and the Netherlands Build the First Food Security System

During the signing ceremony, President Xi suggested stepping the efforts at cooperation in the dairy industries of the two countries up to an even higher level.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News

CSIRO Publishing

Labilities of aqueous nanoparticulate metal complexes in environmental speciation analysis

Raewyn M. Town A C and Herman P. van Leeuwen B A Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense, Denmark.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, World News, Denmark, Netherlands, Rogers, NM

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