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Further $587m+ to help protect Australia’s ‘pest-free’ pollinators

Further $587m+ to help protect Australia’s ‘pest-free’ pollinators

The Australian Government will invest more than half a million extra dollars to further the crucial work of the National Bee Pest Surveillance Program: that of deterring bee pests – and pest bees.
AgInnovators, Published 24th Aug 2017
Flowering 'companion plants' a win-win for Asian rice farmers- and, potentially, for the planet

Flowering 'companion plants' a win-win for Asian rice farmers- and, potentially, for the planet

Including wild flowering species alongside food crops boosts yield and cuts costly chemical use in rice fields across Asia, finds a long-term study by Australian and New Zealand researchers.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 24th Feb 2016
Black Eyed Peas saved by plastic bag

Black Eyed Peas saved by plastic bag

Grain and legume farmers around the world use a variety of methods to protect their stored crop from infestation by weevils....
Brian Houston, AgInnovators, Published 19th Nov 2014
Invasive species: weeds, pests and diseases

Invasive species: weeds, pests and diseases

According to the federal Department of Environment, an invasive species is “a species occurring, as a result of human activities, beyond its accepted normal...
Merran White, Published 4th Nov 2014
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