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Pumas increase the amount of prey that they kill but decrease the amount that they consume when they encounter homes, roads, and other indicators of human development in their territory, a new study has discovered.
McCloud Services recommends businesses maintain pest control tactics throughout the winter months. South Elgin, Illinois (PRWEB) February 02, 2015 When
SAN FRANCISCO, February 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Reports Title 'Global IPM Pheromones Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020' Has Been Added
The biopesticides market for seed treatment defines and segments the biopesticides market in seed treatment application with an analysis and forecast of the revenue.
The Biopesticides market for Arable Crops in Europe is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 16.1% by 2019.
The biopesticides market for post-harvest defines and segments the biopesticides market for post-harvest application with an analysis and forecast of the revenue.
Robert Meredith, an assistant professor of biology and molecular biology at Montclair State University, is a lead author of “Evidence for Tooth Loss and the Acquisition of a Horny Beak in the
Warmer North American winters, as seen now in Winter 2014, have allowed some species of birds to move north.
Image Caption: Painter of the burial chamber of Sennedjem. A Plowing Farmer. Credit: Yorck Project/Wikipedia Cover crops are crops that are planted to improve the quality of the soil, also known as green manure. Cover crops add fertility to the soil, control weeds and pests as well as control diseases that can be otherwise found in untreated soil. Cover crops increases the organic matter levels in the soil which only enhances the structure of the soil as well as increase the capacity for...
PHOTO CAPTION: The common asparagus beetle Crioceris asparagi is an important pest of asparagus crops. Photo by Keith Edkins 2003 The Common Asparagus Beetle (Crioceris asparagi) is an chief pest of Asparagus crops both in Europe and in North America; asparagus is its only food plant. The adult beetles and the larvae strip the needle-like leaves off the asparagus fronds which deprives the plants of the ability to build food reserves for future years. They also damage the shoots, thereby...
PHOTO CAPTION: Eriothrix rufomaculata (Photo taken by Keith Edkins) The tachinid flies (family Tachinidae) are by far the largest and most important group of insect parasitic flies, with over 1300 species in North America. It is a diverse group with some resembling drab houseflies and others brilliantly colored. All species are parasitic in the larval stage, and many are important natural enemies of major pests. Many species of tachinids have been introduced into North America from...
Flower-flies (also known as hover-flies) are a family of flies (Diptera), with the scientific name of "Syrphidae". As their names suggests, they are most often seen around flowers. The adults feed mainly on nectar and pollen, while the larvae (maggots) eat a wide range of foods. In certain species, the larvae are saprophytes, eating decaying plant and animal matter in the soil or in ponds and streams. In others, the larvae are insectivores and prey on aphids, thrips, and other...
The Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) is a beetle about 0.6 inches (1.5 cm) long and 0.4 inches (1 cm) wide (smaller in Canada), with shiny copper-colored elytra and a shiny green top of the thorax and head. Although it is not very destructive in Japan, where it is controlled by natural enemies, in America it is a serious pest to rose bushes and other plants. It is a weak flyer and drops several centimeters when it hits a wall. Japanese Beetle traps therefore consist of a pair of crossed...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.