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Fruit Flies Pickier Than You Think
2013-12-05 19:17:53

Cell Press On your kitchen counter, it might seem as though fruit flies will show up for just about any type of fruit you leave around for them. But when given a choice about where to lay their eggs, those flies will go for citrus most of the time, new work shows. The basis for that seemingly complex food preference is surprisingly simple, according to a report in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 5. It boils down to a single odorant receptor found on a single class of...

2013-12-04 12:22:40

DUBLIN, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2vkf5b/global_biocides) have announced the addition of the "Global Biocides Market 2012-2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2vkf5b/global_biocides ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global Biocides Market To Grow At A CAGR Of 4.32 Percent Over The Period 2012-2016 The report covers...

2013-11-27 23:32:25

Savannah Pest Control Company’s Site Offers Fresh Look, Useful Features Savannah, Ga. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Preferred Pest Control in Savannah, Ga., has launched its newly designed website, PreferredPestControl.net. The new site, designed by GetUWired, offers a plethora of handy features including a blog, FAQ section and educational information about Savannah pest control issues. New pest control services website offers helpful features PreferredPestControl.net’s new user-friendly...

2013-11-27 23:24:39

Biocides Market provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biocides-market-1277.html (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The report, "Biocides Market by Type (Halogen Compounds, Metallic Compounds, Organosulfurs, Organic Acid, Phenolics), Application (Personal Care, Water Treatment, Wood Preservation, Food & Beverages, Paints &...

2013-11-26 16:35:13

Corn that contains proteins that protect it from insect damage has been grown in the U.S. since the mid-1990s. Known as Bt corn, because the proteins are derived from a bacterium called Bacillus thuringiensis, these plants have been widely grown by farmers. While Bt corn has been highly effective against the European corn borer, it has been less so against the western corn rootworm, which has been documented to show resistance to the Bt proteins. In a new article in the Journal of...

2013-11-25 23:05:05

New research report “Biocides Market by Type (Halogen Compounds, Metallic Compounds, Organosulfurs, Organic Acid, Phenolics), Application (Personal Care, Water Treatment, Wood Preservation, Food & Beverages, Paints & Coatings) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 During the past several years, the world biocides market has witnessed...

2013-11-20 12:22:13

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) [NASDAQ: MBII], a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced the establishment of an International Science Advisory Panel (ISAP). Emeritus Professor Alison Stewart, MBI Chief Science Officer, explains its mission, "MBI believes it is essential to have rigorous external critique of our strategic and operational framework. The ISAP will provide a powerful vehicle for...

2013-11-20 08:22:30

NEW DELHI, India, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - The bio-pesticides segment of the agro-chemical industry in India has registered growth at a remarkable CAGR of 36.6% in terms of consumption from FY'2007-FY'2012 - The Indian crop protection (pesticides) market is expected to notch up a compound annual growth rate of 14.7% during the period FY'2014-FY'2018 - The pesticides industry recorded low growth of 4.6% for...

2013-11-14 08:24:54

DALLAS, November 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Biocides Market by Type (Halogen Compounds, Metallic Compounds, Organosulfurs, Organic Acid, Phenolics), Application (Personal Care, Water Treatment, Wood Preservation, Food & Beverages, Paints & Coatings) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global Biocides Market with an analysis and forecasting of the global consumption value. Browse more than 143 Market Data Tables with 51...

2013-11-13 23:31:33

DunhamTrimmer LLC focuses exclusively on the global biological agricultural markets, including the biopesticide, biocontrol, and biostimulant industries. DunhamTrimmer LLC has the unique combination of an international network, broad market experience and a thorough understanding of the global biological sector. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Today’s biological products are diverse, expanding in use rapidly, and becoming an integral part of modern crop protection solutions. If you are in the...


Latest Biological pest control Reference Libraries

Cover Crop
2013-03-15 11:18:24

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...

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2005-09-09 07:49:22

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...

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2005-09-08 12:23:38

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...

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2005-09-08 11:25:28

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...

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2005-09-07 20:31:53

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...

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