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Using Asian Longhorned Beetles Pheromone To Manage Pest
2014-02-13 14:21:18

Female Asian longhorned beetles lure males to their locations by laying down sex-specific pheromone trails on tree surfaces, according to an international team of researchers. The finding could lead to the development of a tool to manage this invasive pest that affects about 25 tree species in the United States.

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2010-09-09 08:44:29

Male bedbugs are known to be very unfussy when it comes to mating, mounting any well-fed bug they can see - regardless of age or gender.

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2010-07-01 07:10:31

Sex pheromone production in European corn borer races explored -- tracking the origin of new species.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.