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Seventy-two have died so far in Mozambique after drinking beer rumored to be poisoned with crocodile bile. But is crocodile bile actually poisonous? (Or do we just like saying "crocodile bile"?)
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The weeds are growing! In 2013, close to $1 billion was spent around the globe on industrial vegetation management (IVM) applications.
Feeding honey bees a natural diet of pollen makes them significantly more resistant to pesticides than feeding them an artificial diet, according to a team of researchers, who also found that pesticide exposure causes changes in expression of genes that are sensitive to diet and nutrition.
Global Agrochemicals Industry 2014-2019: Trends, Profit, and Forecast Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct.
LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report provides readers with a detailed analysis of the global biopesticides industry from 2014 through 2019.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
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
The Plutella xylostella is often referred to as the Diamondback or Cabbage moth. This species is has a brief lifespan of only 14 days and is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has since dispersed across the world. This species is capable of reproducing quickly and can travel great distances. Diamondback are considered serious pests in warmer climates when the absence of a harsh winter prevents their eggs from being destroyed. The moths are resistant to...
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