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2014-09-15 23:11:44

Today scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) joined with the American Phytopathological Society (APS) and the Entomological Society of America (ESA) to recognize the 50-year

New Parasitoid Wasp Species Discovered In China
2014-09-09 03:40:43

For the first time, wasps in the genus Spasskia (family: Braconidae) have been found in China

2014-06-24 23:06:45

In regards to recent discussion, leaders of the Entomological Society of America's SysEB Section support museum collections that house biological specimens, and encourage future collecting

2014-04-10 23:03:09

Representing the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Past President Robert Wiedenmann, Ph.D., testified today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related

Wasps Used To Fight Citrus Greening Disease Are Unlikely To Threaten Non-target Insects
2014-02-04 08:35:10

In August 2008 the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), an invasive insect known to spread citrus greening disease (huanglongbing), which can be lethal to citrus trees, was detected in southern California.

New Study Could Help Rearing Of Stink Bugs For Biological Control
2014-01-05 07:13:10

Many people think of stink bugs as pests, especially as the brown marmorated stink bugs spreads throughout the U.S.

Different Colors Attract Sweet Potato Weevils
2014-01-03 08:27:23

Entomological Society of America The sweet potato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius), is the most serious pest of sweet potato around the world, damaging sweet potatoes in the field and in storage. Because the larval period is spent within vines or tubers, and the adults are nocturnal, chemical control frequently is not effective. Mass trapping using synthetic pheromones has suppressed populations of sweet potato weevil males in several countries, but it has not reduced the damage...

2013-12-16 23:23:32

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is calling for symposia ideas for Entomology 2014, the society's 62nd Annual Meeting to be held in Portland, Oregon, November 16-19, 2014.

Cold Can Kill Bedbugs But Than Can Still Survive Freezing Temperatures
2013-12-09 07:20:13

Exposing bed bug-infested clothing or other small items to freezing temperatures may be a viable control option for people at risk of bed bug infestations. However, a new study has found that bed bugs may be less susceptible to freezing temperatures than previously reported.

Genetically Modified Sweet Corn Better For Environment, Safer For Farm Workers
2013-10-07 08:07:57

Since 1996, corn containing a gene that allows it to create a protein that is toxic to certain insects, yet safe for human consumption, has been grown in the United States.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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