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Smithsonian

The Golden State’s citrus industry faced a lethal threat. The solution would herald a new kind of pest control  

Martin J. Kernan In the early 1870s, ambitious farmers were cultivating the first seedless navel and sweet Valencia …

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Washington State University

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences WENATCHEE, Wash. – A parasitoid wasp that is the natural enemy of a fly known as the spotted-wing drosophila could be a good friend to …

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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-06-methods-boost-success-classical-biological.html

by CABI A CABI-led study has revealed that the success of Classical Biological Control (CBC) in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East is only rarely dependent on …

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Reaction https://reaction.life/wasps-why-i-love-them-and-why-you-should-too/

By Seirian Sumner I was lying on the jungle floor of a Malaysian rainforest with a wasp nest dangling 10cm from my nose. I had painted each wasp with a few coloured …

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EureAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-03/cup-soi031021.php

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

WESTMINSTER, Colorado - March 10, 2021 - The paperbark tree (Melaleuca quinquenervia) was introduced to the U.S. from Australia in the 1900s. …

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KBC https://www.kbc.co.ke/icipe-researchers-make-breakthrough-in-fall-armyworm-control/ BY:Margaret Kalekye Fall Armyworm (FAW) or Spodoptera frugiperda , is an invasive pest that is wreaking havoc in Kenya and many other parts of the world, causing …

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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2021-02-eco-friendly-technique-rice-devastating-fungal.html by Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Researchers have developed a new technique to protect rice seeds against fungal infections that can ruin up …

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EntomologyToday https://entomologytoday.org/2021/01/19/two-insects-lead-fight-invasive-weed-parthenium-biological-control/

By Sara Hendery Where the invasive weed Parthenium hysterophorus once thrived, the release of two host-specific …

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ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201124101026.htm

Decades of pursuit uncovers receptor, the product of an evolutionary arms race for survival, used by plants to sense herbivores

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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-11-death-video-parasitic-wasp-caterpillar.html

by Pensoft Publishers A very few species of parasitoid wasps can be considered aquatic. Less than 0.1% of the species we know today have been found to enter the …

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