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A ‘sixth sense’ for humidity helps insects stay out of climatic trouble

A ‘sixth sense’ for humidity helps insects stay out of climatic trouble

The discovery of the mechanisms – neuronal, genetic and mechanical – governing insects’ ability to detect changes in humidity may lead to new strategies for controlling pest populations.
Marco Gallio & Marcus Stensmyr, The Conversation, Published 18th May 2016
Black Eyed Peas saved by plastic bag

Black Eyed Peas saved by plastic bag

Grain and legume farmers around the world use a variety of methods to protect their stored crop from infestation by weevils....
Brian Houston, AgInnovators, Published 19th Nov 2014
A new GM weapon in the battle against fruit flies

A new GM weapon in the battle against fruit flies

The fruit fly is a pest that farmers battle with with in many parts of Australia.  New research out of the University of East Anglia may offer a novel solution to controlling fruit flies collapsing colonies over a short time period. ...
Brian Houston, AgInnovators, Published 13th Nov 2014
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