Posts tagged with pests

  1. A self-spreading bacterial infection in an agricultural pest that stops the pest from spreading plant viruses

    Natasha Wright, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

    Words: Ary Hoffmann Banner image: Natasha Wright, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. In Asia, one of the most damaging pests of rise is the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/10/09/a-self-spreading-bacterial-infection-in-an-agricultural-pest-that-stops-the-pest-from-spreading-plant-viruses

  2. Uninvited guests in your groceries

    Words, illustraions and photos: Marianne CoquilleauMarianne Coquilleau With spring coming our way, gardens come to life and with it their many inhabitants. It’s no surprise then …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/09/17/uninvited-guests-in-your-groceries

  3. The resistance advantage – a field genetic background is important for survival of our Wolbachia mosquitoes in Malaysia and reduction of dengue

    Banner image: Nancy with scientists from the Wolbachia dengue program at the Institute for Medical Research, Ministry of Health, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Words and photos: Nancy …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/08/28/the-resistance-advantage-a-field-genetic-background-is-important-for-survival-of-our-wolbachia-mosquitoes-in-malaysia-and-reduction-of-dengue

  4. Targeting the bacteria inside insects for improved pest management

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article Francesca Noakes and Professor Ary Hoffmann Any home gardener knows of the long-running battle against …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/08/21/targeting-the-bacteria-inside-insects-for-improved-pest-management

  5. New Pursuit article – Have resistance, will travel

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article here. Authors: Dr Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Dr Qiong Yang, Dr Tom Schmidt and Professor Ary Hoffmann Around …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/05/28/new-pursuit-article-have-resistance-will-travel

  6. Looking for a funded PhD or MPhil scholarship?

    The Australian Grains Pest Innovation Program (AGPIP) is offering 4 fully funded scholarships at the University of Melbourne for potential PhD or MPhil students interested in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/04/06/looking-for-a-phd-or-mphil-scholarship

  7. New publication: Ecological impacts of pesticides and their mitigation within IPM systems

    Pest control is recognised as an important part of crop production. Against a background of increasing concern for chemical impacts on the environment, Integrated Pest Management …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/02/19/new-publication-ecological-impacts-of-pesticides-and-their-mitigation-within-ipm-systems

  8. With great power comes great responsibility…

    Words: Samantha Ward Images: Words: Samantha Ward & Marianne Coquilleau Flying the flag for the PEARG lab! [Photo credit: Marianne Coquilleau] I am a scientist. A …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/12/19/with-great-power-comes-great-responsibility

  9. Sampling by the sea – collecting mosquitoes in the Mornington Peninsula

    Words and images: Véronique Paris It’s 7.30 Saturday morning – what are your plans for the day? While you may be still in bed contemplating a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/12/11/sampling-by-the-sea-collecting-mosquitoes-in-the-mornington-peninsula

  10. MSc projects 2020 – Students wanted

    We are seeking motivated MSc students to apply for several projects starting next year. Enquiries via pearg-queries@unimelb.edu.au Project 1/4: Exploring bacterial symbionts for agricultural pest control …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/06/14/msc-projects-2020-students-wanted

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