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One approach to water optimization in agriculture is to increase soil water retention. A soil amendment that has received attention for its ability to increase soil water retention is biochar, the remaining biomass after high-C materials have been pyrolyzed. Two studieswere conducted in Utah at two...

Author(s)
Holt, J. A.; Yost, M. A.; Winward, D.; Creech, J. E.; Allen, L. N.; McAvoy, D.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Agronomy Journal, 2022, 114, 3, pp 1717-1730
Abstract

Austropuccinia psidii Winter, causal agent of myrtle rust, is one of the main pathogens in Eucalyptus plantations in Brazil. We investigated the effects of the pathogen on wood yield and light use efficiency (LUE) in a Eucalyptus grandis x Eucalyptus urophylla clone in a field trial at the end of a...

Author(s)
Hakamada, R.; Silva, R. M. L. da; Moreira, G. G.; Teixeira, J. da S.; Takahashi, S.; Masson, M. V.; Ferreira, K. Z.; Fernandes, P. G.; Martins, S. D. S.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Forest Pathology, 2022, 52, 3,
Abstract

Premise: Two distinct types of fossil infructescences from the early Eocene Laguna del Hunco flora, Chubut Province, Patagonia, Argentina, preserve features of the family Cunoniaceae. The goal of the study was to assess their affinities within Cunoniaceae and to interpret their evolutionary and...

Author(s)
Matel, T. P.; Gandolfo, M. A.; Hermsen, E. J.; Wilf, P.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing
Publication
American Journal of Botany, 2022, 109, 6, pp 986-1003
Miscellaneous

Cryphonectria parasitica is a devastating plant pathogen infecting chestnuts (Castanea spp.). The long-distance spread of C. parasitica is thought to occur through the movement of infected plants for planting, bark or wood material. There is evidence of a long latent period on infected plants. Long...

Author(s)
Barnes, A.; Gottsberger, R.; Persen, U.; Leichtfried, T.; Heugens, K.; Douanla-Meli, C.; Simoni, S.; Andrade, E. de
Publisher
Euphresco
Publication
Early detection of Cryphonectria parasitica in planting material (CPARA), 2021, pp 16 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Lentil is an old-world legume and grown in more than 70 countries. It is a major source of protein in plant-based diets and is often used to fix nitrogen in the soil as a rotational crop, especially with cereal crops. Canada, USA, and Australia are the major exporters of lentil. Around the globe,...

Date
October 2021
Subjects
plant pests; insect pests; biological control; biological control agents; insect control; pest control; entomopathogens; entomogenous fungi; integrated control; lentils; plant pathogens; plant pathogenic fungi; plant diseases; fungal diseases; plant disease control; fungal antagonists; boring insects; rotations; cultural control; sowing date; sowing rates; weeds; weed control; entomopathogenic bacteria; entomophilic nematodes; botanical pesticides; cultivars; disease resistance; pest resistance; non-wood forest products; reviews; pests; arthropod pests; natural enemies; pathogens
Author(s)
Anamika Sharma; Rangaswamy Muniappan
News Article

Deforestation is one of the largest contributing factors to global climate change, and a huge emphasis has been placed on the importance of...

Date
March 2020
Author(s)
James Cullum
AbstractFull Text

Saproxylic beetles as one of the most important forest organisms by feeding and decomposing of decay wood play an important role in forest ecosystem nutrition cycle and forest protection. A study was conducted on the saproxylic beetles in Hyrcanian forests in different regions of these forests in...

Author(s)
Amini, S.; Farashiani, M. E.
Publisher
University of Guilan
Publication
Plant Pest Research, 2022, 12, 1, pp fa73-fa77

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