Entomology Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Would consumers eat animals fed on insect protein?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Food Technology

    Last year, a majority of respondents said they would eat chicken, fish or pork from animals fed on an insect-based diet. An EU-funded project is conducting a survey to find out if consumers feel comfortable eating animals that have been fed on insect protein.

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  2. Lining up to save London's pollinatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Guardian-series.co.uk

    Whether you are a manager of a park or an individual with a window box, you could be part of a growing band of committed Londoners helping the capital's declining insect population through the creation of a B-Line for London. The Making a B-Line for London partnership is asking that organisations, groups and individuals add the work they are doing for pollinators onto Buglife's interactive online London B-Line map.

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  3. 'Super' Termite Hybrid May Wreak Havoc on FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Live Science

    ... North Carolina to Brazil, said the study's lead researcher, Thomas Chouvenc, an assistant research scientist of entomology at the University of Florida. [ Real or Fake? 8 Bizarre Hybrid Animals (Photos) ] In South Florida, the Asian termite ...

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  4. Extra feed use cuts EU estimate for 2015-16 wheat stocksRead the original story

    Monday | Agrimoney.com

    The forecast reflected in part a reduced expectation for this year's harvest, trimmed by 400,000 tonnes to 141.08m tonnes on a "usable production" basis. While the commission did not explain the reasoning behind the production downgrade, it reflected a smaller estimate for area, lowered by 130,000 hectares to 24.24m hectares.

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  5. Mosquitoes can smell malaria inside your bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Palm Beach Post

    As if we needed another reason to be freaked out by mosquitos, those tiny disease spreading vampires that can make a camping trip in Florida a nightmare. Well, now scientists say the insects can smell inside your blood.

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  6. Watch for stink bugs with warmer weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTOP-FM Washington

    As warmer spring weather moves into the region, stink bugs may start showing up around your house as they try to escape winter hiding places. "They're going to be on your windows, on your front door, on your screens - they're trying to get outdoors right now and find some food as trees and shrubs come into blossom and fruit," says University of Maryland College Park Professor of Entomology Mike Raupp.

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  7. Native Steeplebush Adds Beauty and Attracts ButterfliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMYX-FM Hales Corners

    Melinda shares "must have" tips that hold the key to gardening success, learned through her more than 30 years of horticulture experience. Listeners from across the country find her gardener friendly, practical approach to gardening both refreshing and informative! On this page, Melinda shares some more extensive garden tips, which expand on the information provided in her one-minute radio segments.

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  8. RF Biocidics delivers decontamination tech to almond firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bakery & Snacks

    The company recently invested in a 100,000-square-foot corporate office and the almond processing facility, where the APEX System was installed. Sran Family Orchards will look for Technical Expert Review Panel certification for the machine from the Almond Board of California in Spring.

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  9. Overnight visits to Harford Glen canceled after for bed bug foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Baltimore Sun

    Harford County school officials have canceled overnight and weekend sessions at the Harford Glen Environmental Education Center near Bel Air for the rest of the year while staff and an exterminator monitor the facility for bed bugs, a spokesperson for Harford County Public Schools said Thursday. "Due to concerns associated with isolated bed bug cases, all residential/overnight sessions have been canceled at Harford Glen," HCPS spokesperson Jillian Lader wrote in an email.

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  10. BionicAnts: Incredible robotic insects work together as a teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mirror.co.uk

    A swarm of robot ants that can work together to solve a common problem - such as carrying around a large object - has been unveiled in a gobsmacking video. The BionicAnts have been developed by German robotics company Festo , which specialises in creating incredible machines that mimic nature - including birds, sting rays and kangaroos .

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  11. Callback Cures: Atypical Food Sources Can Sustain Stored Product PestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Pest Control

    You inspected a customer's house and found infested food in the pantry. Being a competent professional, you inspected and discarded infested items, and made treatments where appropriate.

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  12. Insect remains form Grafton artist's body of workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    It was an eye-catching request, to say the least. Patty Rux, 47, of Grafton often seeks out the assistance of the "wanted" section of Craigslist for her meticulous craft and art projects at home.

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  13. US uses 'Intel Inside' model to push GM cropsRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    The 'Intel Inside' model has become the template for deploying agricultural biotechnology from American publicly-funded research institutions and private corporations to farmers in developing countries. Just as the combination of Microsoft's Windows software and Intel's assurance of ever-increasing computing power drove the growth of the personal computer industry, genetically-modified disease, insect and stress tolerant traits developed for philanthropy or profit in the United States are being tailored for regional requirements by national partners for cultivation by farmers, says Vijay K. Vijayaraghavan, chairman of the Hyderabad-based Sathguru Management Consultants.

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  14. Nature's Notebook: Through the Eyes of a Citizen ScientistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bad Astronomy Blog

    This guest post by Sharman Apt Russel describes a citizen science experience with the the project, Nature's Notebook featured on our recent Spring themed newsletter. Check out the rest of the projects on that list here .

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  15. EAB treatment options recently revisedRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    The four-page Emerald Ash Borer Management Options, PM 2084, has been revised and is available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as a free download. The publication provides recommendations on how to protect ash trees from the emerald ash borer.

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  16. Tony Hawks on about country lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dudleynews.co.uk

    Five years ago he was living the bachelor life in London, pursuing a TV, radio and stand-up career, writing books and appearing on shows like Have I Got New For You? and Just A Minute. Today, he's living in rural Devon with his partner Fran and their one-year-old son Arlo, and while broadcasting is still high on his agenda, the move has given him plenty of humorous material for his new book, Once Upon A Time In The West... Country.

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  17. Italy resists massive destruction of olive treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | EurActiv.com

    EU member states are divided on how to stop the spread of a disease affecting olive trees in Italy that could result in around a million being cut down, officials said Friday . Experts from the 28 European Union nations gathered in Brussels this week to discuss steps to stop the outbreak of the xylella fastidiosa bacteria, but "no decision was taken" due to a lack of consensus, one official said.

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  18. Cockroaches quickly lose sweet tooth to surviveRead the original story

    Monday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    This image made from video provided by Ayako Wada-Katsumata shows glucose-averse German cockroaches avoiding a dab of jelly, which contains glucose, and favoring the peanut butter. For 30 years, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out sweet-tasting bait mixed with poison.

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  19. Degradation and detection of fox (Vulpes vulpes) scats in Tasmania: evidence from field trialsRead the original story

    Monday | CSIRO Publishing

    W. E. Brown A C D , D. S. L. Ramsey B and R. Gaffney A A Invasive Species Branch Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, GPO Box 44 Hobart, Tas. 7000 Australia.

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  20. Switch off the lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Trinidad Guardian

    Before artificial lights we just had the sun during the day. At night there was the moon, maybe a campfire-and a canopy of stars, thousands of stars.

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