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Crop pests often missed as they move into new areas

Finding where pests exist in the early stages of movement into an area are key to control

Insects and diseases that damage crops are probably present in many places thought to be free of them, new research shows. Pests that have not been reported in a certain area are usually assumed to be absent, but analysis by the University of Exeter shows many pests are “currently unobserved, but probably present” (a likelihood […] Read more