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2009-12-17 11:50:00

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) announces it will join forces with SePRO Corporation (SePRO) to develop MBI's microbial-based product, Zequanox(TM) for use in controlling invasive zebra and quagga mussels in open water situations.

2009-08-25 09:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), is collaborating with the laboratories of research microbiologist Dr.

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2009-08-19 08:45:00

Released today, UC Davis' annual Lake Tahoe health report describes a spreading Asian clam population that could put sharp shells and rotting algae on the spectacular mountain lake's popular beaches, possibly aid an invasion of quagga and zebra mussels, and even affect lake clarity and ecology.

2009-07-08 17:08:26

U.S. senators from Michigan and other states are urging the Senate to consider tougher federal regulations on invasive species such as the zebra mussel. Sen.

2009-06-23 08:00:00

Ontario Power Generation Honored; Zequanox(TM) Demonstrated NIAGARA ON THE LAKE, Ontario, June 23/PRNewswire/ -- Zequanox(TM), a natural product developed by Marrone Bio Innovations for the control of invasive zebra and quagga mussels, will play an important role in today's induction of Ontario Power Generation's Niagara Plant Group (NPG) into Ontario's Environmental Leaders Program.

2009-06-12 15:05:51

Invasive quagga mussels are replacing their equally destructive cousin, the zebra mussel, in calmer waters in the Great Lakes, Wisconsin researchers said. While zebra mussels still dominate in fast-moving streams and rivers, the larger quagga mussels prefer soft lake bottoms of sand and silt, said Suzanne Peyer, a doctoral candidate in the zoology department of the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Zebra mussels prefer to attach to hard surfaces, such as rocks, gravel, pipes and ship hulls,...

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2009-06-12 07:57:55

The zebra mussels that have wreaked ecological havoc on the Great Lakes are harder to find these days — not because they are dying off, but because they are being replaced by a cousin, the quagga mussel. But zebra mussels still dominate in fast-moving streams and rivers.

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2008-11-20 13:09:51

Unwanted zebra mussels have appeared in Utah’s Electric Lake, to the surprise of many state wildlife officials who reported on the invasive mussels’ presence on Wednesday.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

U.S. scientists say they've created an environmentally safe bacterial toxin to control invasive zebra and quagga mussels. The new bio-pesticide was derived from a common soil bacterium by researchers at the New York State Museum Field Research Laboratory in Cambridge, N.Y. Scientists in the U.S.

2008-09-22 15:00:28

Spring-run Chinook salmon and quagga-sniffing canines play a starring role in the latest adventure in the "California's Water" series, produced by Huell Howser and underwritten by members of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA).


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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