Survival of soil organisms is a wake-up call for biosecurity

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  • August 24, 2017
  • Tiny creatures in soil that attack plants have shown the ability to survive for at least three years stored in dry conditions in a recent AgResearch study, giving new insights into the biosecurity threats posed by passenger travel and trade between countries. The research article is published in the open access journal Neobiota. The findings of […]

    Predator from a tank: New water mite genus from bromeliad phytotelmata

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  • August 6, 2015
  • An extensive sampling effort in bromeliad aquatic fauna in Brazilian subtropical area of the Atlantic rainforest, revealed a new water mite genus and a new species in the Atlantic rainforests in São Paulo, Brazil. This research is published in the open-access journal ZooKeys. The scientist chose to name the new genusBromeliacarus after its host and […]