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February 28, 2020

Sumitomo Chemical announces revisions to its financial forecast and projected dividend for the full year ending March 31, 2020

Begomoviruses on vegetable crops in Thailand: survey and new virus

China - Hemp, annual report 2019

Is New Zealand losing the war against weeds?

ISAAA Accomplishment Report 2019

February 27, 2020

Heinrich Heine University and Indian Council of Agricultural Research join forces to fight rice diseases in India
Gemeinsam im Kampf gegen Reiskrankheiten in Indien

Ramping up the fight against fall armyworm - FAO advances global action to control the spread and damage of a crop-eating pest affecting millions of livelihoods

Bangladesh - Bari-5, an all-season variety of onion, bears bright prospect (The Daily Star)

Computed tomography scanning wheat grains for stress tolerance - Scientists have developed a computed tomography (CT) scanning method for screening large samples of wheat for drought and heat tolerance.

Corteva Agriscience breaks ground on educational farms in the Philippines - Corteva Agriscience and Department of Agriculture collaborate to improve farm productivity and food security

February 26, 2020

Exciting new technology for CT scanning of wheat grains for stress tolerance to arrive at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility in late 2020

Pilot project invitation to Australian plant scientists – FieldExplorer field phenotyping platform

United Kingdom - Why new maize seed treatments require extra safety measures (FarmersWeekly)

Precision Agronomics Australia announce new technology commercialisation partnership with The University of Western Australia

Corteva Agriscience opens rice, corn educational farm in Nueva Ecija (BusinessWorld)

Make India a leader in seed world, Agriculture Minister tells industry (The Hindu BusinessLine)

World Vegetable Center seed en route to the Global Seed Vault - More than 700 samples of 23 vegetable species headed for storage in Svalbard, Norway

February 25, 2020

Major seed deposit at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Longyearbyen - Svalbard vault to receive seeds from 36 organizations as climate change and biodiversity loss threaten global food supplies

Australia - New tool to aid stripe rust in-crop decision making

Western Australia - Variety selection and sowing date important considerations under future climate scenarios

UPOV announces the release of UPOV PRISMA, Version 2.4
UPOV gibt die Freigabe von UPOV PRISMA, Version 2.4, bekannt
Une nouvelle version d’UPOV PRISMA est disponible
Nueva versión de UPOV PRISMA disponible

February 24, 2020

World’s food systems rely on biodiversity - FAO Director-General urges “robust” outcome from Convention on Biological Diversity negotiations

India - Genome editing stays stuck in a rut (The Hindu BusinessLine)

Central Cotton Research Institute grown cotton tops in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, stands first in Pakistan (UrduPoint)

February 21, 2020

Australia - New pre-em mode of action delivers big shift in broadleaf weed control

Climate-smart, drought-tolerant rice varieties for improved crop outputs for West Bengal farmers

Smartphones drive data collection revolution, boost climate-smart agriculture in Bangladesh - For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses

February 20, 2020

Australia - A$4.2 million partnership program between the Marshall Liberal Government and Barenbrug Australia developing better lucerne for livestock

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research outlines new expectation for research partners (Devex)

Western Australia - New hybrid strain of net blotch on barley with high resistance to some Group 3 DMI fungicides





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