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Some mystery seeds illegally sent from China identified


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the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
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Osama El-Lissy
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It could be another virus, some kind of invasive species," Miller told CBS Dallas-Fort Worth.Robin Pruisner, a state seed control official at the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship in Iowa, told Reuters that she has heard reports of a coating of possible insecticide or fungicide on the seeds, which could prove especially harmful to crops."I've had people describe to me that the seeds are coated with something purple.

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