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 - Fusarium Wilt Disease is caused by the soil-borne fungus Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense and is one of the most destructive diseases of banana worldwide. Its new ...read more
17/08/2016
 - In July 1965, the 44th session of the Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) approved the establishment of the Commission for controlling the Desert ...read more
28/07/2016
 - The ongoing spread of wheat rusts, a group of fungal plant diseases that stymy the production of the staple grain and other crops, is raising concern ...read more
14/04/2016
 - To restore local livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition by equipping small-scale coconut farming households (while supporting Government partners at varying levels) with relevant capacity ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Monitoring, providing early warning, and acting promptly to control outbreaks of locust and other migratory pests are crucial to ensure that timely and appropriate action can ...read more
08/02/2016
 - Outbreaks of transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases, including forest pests and aquatic diseases, food safety and radiation events has been increasing over the past ...read more
20/12/2015
 -  Locusts and grasshoppers pose a serious threat to agriculture in Caucasus and Central Asia. During outbreaks, the three main locust pests (Italian, Moroccan and Migratory Locusts) ...read more
11/07/2015
 - Prévenir et atténuer les effets des crises affectant la sécurité alimentaire dans la région des Grands Lacs ; réduire la gravité de l'impact des maladies de ...read more
01/07/2015
 - Several species of Tephritidae have a greater impact on global agricultural horticulture trade than almost any other pest. The Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in ...read more
22/05/2015
 - The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is considered the most dangerous of all migratory pest species in the world. It threatens people’s livelihoods, food security, the environment ...read more
11/02/2015
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