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There are many things homeowners can do during spring clean up of lawns and gardens that can prevent pests inside. St.
Eliminate’Em Pest Control Services Educates Consumers about Carpenter Ant Awareness Week in June Bronx, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2013
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An insect-eating pitcher plant teams up with ants to prevent mosquito larvae from stealing its nutrients
If Itâ€™s Summer, Itâ€™s Time for Carpenter Ants. July is the month of peak activity for carpenter ants. These ants are known to forage up to 100 yards, establishing colonies inside your home. Carpenter ants seek out moist, decaying wood to establish and expand their nest.
Tropical carpenter ants (Camponotus leonardi) live high up in the rainforest canopy.
Scientists have finally sequenced the entire genome of an ant, actually two very different species of ant, and the insights gleaned from their genetic blueprints are already yielding tantalizing clues to the extraordinary social behavior of ants.
A study in the September issue of The American Naturalist describes new details about a fungal parasite that coerces ants into dying in just the right spotâ€”one that is ideal for the fungus to grow and reproduce.
Ever tried to defeat natural forces? Specialist ants are capable of running on slippery waxy plant surfaces in order to reach their nests and food supplies. Some Macaranga trees in South East Asia have waxy stems to protect themselves from ants and other insects. Only one specific ant is capable of running up and down the stem, in order to access its nest and food supply inside the stem.
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