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The Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni; Q-fly) is an Australian endemic horticultural pest species, which has caused enormous economic losses. It has the potential to expand its range to currently Q-fly-free areas and poses a serious threat to the Australian horticultural industry. A large...

Author(s)
Zhou YuFei; Rodriguez, J.; Fisher, N.; Catullo, R. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Insects, 2020, 11, 6,
News Article

Trials in Brazil suggest seedling inoculation with the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana could be a viable commercial option for marketing...

Date
July 2020
Author(s)
Alexis Rendell-Dunn
CAB ReviewFull Text

Agricultural activities, which basically involve the production of raw produce and subsequent value addition normally, generate substantial waste, which could be in solid, liquid or gaseous forms. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the disposal of these wastes, which come from a myriad of sources or...

Date
May 2020
Subjects
agricultural production; agricultural wastes; crop production; crop yield; cultivation; fertilizers; fruits; manures; nutrients; organic fertilizers; ornamental plants; reviews; seedlings; soil fertility; vegetables; waste disposal
Author(s)
Baiyeri, P. K.; Ugese, F. D.; Obalum, S. E.; Nwobodo, C. E.
AbstractFull Text

In order to investigate the effect of sodium nitroprusside (SNP) treatment after harvest on the storage quality of Nanguo pears, the harvested fruit were treated with 0.25 mmol/L SNP or distilled water (control) and then were stored at room temperature. Changes in fruit quality and the activity of...

Author(s)
Cheng Yuan; Li CanYing; Hou JiaBao; Li Xue; Wang XiaoHan; Ge YongHong
Publisher
China Food Publishing Co.
Publication
Shipin Kexue / Food Science, 2020, 41, 1, pp 252-257

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