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2014-09-22 23:01:55

Pearl's Premium Ultra Low Maintenance Lawn Seed announced a major scientific breakthrough in drought tolerant grass seed this week with the release of their Pearl's Premium, 3rd generation grass seed. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Pearl's Premium Ultra Low Maintenance Lawn Seed announced a major scientific breakthrough in drought tolerant grass seed this week with the release of their Pearl's Premium, 3rd generation grass seed. The announcement coincides with the...

2014-09-22 12:31:37

- Brazil site will be global technology platform for export to > 100 countries - PAULINIA, Brazil, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, today announced it is expanding its global manufacturing plant in Paulinia, Brazil, to support the global demand for NexGard(®), the first and only, monthly, beef-flavored chew for the treatment of flea and tick infestations in dogs. After the successful launches this year in the US, Europe and Japan, other...

asian lady beetle
2014-09-22 03:00:44

Chris Barncard, University of Wisconsin-Madison Bent and tossed by the wind, a field of soybean plants presents a challenge for an Asian lady beetle on the hunt for aphids. But what if the air — and the soybeans — were still? Rising temperatures and shifting precipitation patterns may get the lion's share of our climate change attention, but predators may want to give some thought to wind, according to a University of Wisconsin Madison zoologist's study, which is among the first to...

2014-09-09 23:03:10

Franchise Corporation brings innovative mosquito and tick control solution to the Southeast Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at the two-day Atlanta Franchise and Business Expo at the Cobb Galleria Center. The regional event, which offers prospective entrepreneurs a chance to meet face to face with businesses offering expansion opportunities,...

2014-09-09 12:22:59

STW will purchase 100% of Black Pearl, an oilfield services company that provides liners and evaporation covers for fresh water and produced water frac ponds MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) announced today its planned acquisition of a locally owned Midland based company, Black Pearl Energy, LLC ("Black Pearl") that installs liners and has introduced floating evaporation covers for fresh water frac pits to the oil industry....

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2014-08-30 06:12:23

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are mites crawling all over your face right now, and it doesn’t matter what you do or how hard you wash or how much soap you use, you can’t get rid of them – and you can thank North Carolina State University graduate student Megan S. Thoemmes and her colleagues for that unsettling bit of knowledge. Thoemmes, who is currently studying in the NC State Department of Biological Sciences and the W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral...

2014-08-29 12:22:17

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/34s7jp/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Mosquito Repellent Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/34s7jp/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Mosquito Repellent Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth...

2014-08-26 12:29:10

The DEET-free, long lasting band will be crowdfunding on Indiegogo until September 13 TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- invisaband, currently being crowdfunded on Indiegogo, is a DEET-free, mosquito-repellent microfibre bracelet. The band, created by Gogadgety Inc., is just over a week into its campaign and has raised over $2,000. Gogadgety Inc. hopes to raise $10,000 for invisaband by September 13, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139547...

2014-08-24 20:20:22

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities and top Hollywood wardrobe stylists admired handcrafted jewelry from Susan Eisen Fine Jewelry at the StyleLab Suite, which took place during Emmy Awards week. The collection includes handcrafted, one-of-a-kind earrings and rings. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140825/139085 Celebrities including Betsy Brandt ("Breaking Bad"), Kate Mulgrew ("Orange is the New Black"), Madeline Brewer ("Orange is the New Black"),...

2014-08-21 23:11:35

Biteback Sports Golf Apparel with Insect Shield® protects against mosquitoes, ticks, ants, flies, chiggers and midges (no-see-ums). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 While golfing in Scotland and abroad, Biteback Sports CEO, Stephen Grant, found it hard to stay focused on his game due to the incessant buzzing and biting midges and mosquitoes. The constant whine, slapping and continual need to spray insect repellent became so laborious, he began researching innovative methods to...


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Maylasian Earthtiger Tarantula, Cyriopagopus shioedtei
2014-10-04 17:28:02

The Maylasian Earthtiger Tarantula (Cyriopagopus schioedtei) is a large and colorful tree-dwelling tarantula from the subfamily Ornithoctoninae. The legspan of this large spider is 22 centimeters. The carapace length is over 3 centimeters. There is a distinct sexual dimorphism. The male is olive green colored with faint yellow leg striation. The male also has a blunt tibial apophysis and long slender legs. The sex of the sub adult males can be easily distinguished by the epigynal fusillae...

Singapore Blue, Lampropelma violaceopes
2014-09-22 17:06:17

The Singapore Blue (Lampropelma violaceopes) is a large tree-dwelling species of tarantula from Malaysia and Singapore. These spiders have been known to grow in excess of nine inches across. The body is a very colorful blue with brown or gold colored carapace. The male equivalent is normally not as vibrant. The diet is made up primarily of beetles, cockroaches, crickets, pinky mice, birds, and other small animals. During feeding, the abdomen will often increase in size two-fold. Image...

Togo Starburst, Heteroscodra maculata
2014-09-22 17:03:43

The Togo Starburst (Heteroscodra maculata), known also as the Ornamental Baboon, is an Old World species of tarantula which was initially described in 1899 by Reginald Innes Pocock. This species is native to West Africa and is found mostly in Togo and Ghana. These tarantulas can reach their full size after about three years. When they are fully grown, they can reach leg spans of up to five inches. They are characterized by their chalky white coloration with mottled black and brown...

Western Desert Tarantula, Aphonopelma chalcodes
2014-09-22 16:18:33

The Western Desert Tarantula (Aphonopelma chalcodes), known also as the Arizona Blond Tarantula or the Mexican Blond Tarantula, is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. It has a limited distribution within the deserts of Arizona and adjacent parts of Mexico but can be very common within this range. The common name “blond tarantula” is in reference to the carapace, which is densely covered in pale hairs and contrasts strongly with the all-dark colored legs and abdomen....

Texas Brown Tarantula, Aphonopelma hentzi
2014-09-22 16:02:39

The Texas Brown Tarantula (Aphonopelma hentzi), known also as the Oklahoma Brown Tarantula or the Missouri Tarantula, is one of the most common species of tarantula thriving in the southern-most United States today. Texas Browns can grow to be over four inches in legspan, and weigh more than three ounces as adults. The body is a dark brown color. The shades may vary between individual tarantulas and is more distinct after moult. Female individuals can lay up to 1,000 eggs. The eggs are...

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