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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.
A new integrated pest management project is using native predators and natural repellents in a bid to curtail the costly citrus gall wasp.
Including wild flowering species alongside food crops boosts yield and cuts costly chemical use in rice fields across Asia, finds a long-term study by Australian and New Zealand researchers.
New DNA tests for pesticide-resistant critters developed by researchers at New South Wales’ Yanco Agricultural Institute could revolutionise the way we protect valuable stored grain from insect pests.
Grain and legume farmers around the world use a variety of methods to protect their stored crop from infestation by weevils....
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. ...
According to the federal Department of Environment, an invasive species is “a species occurring, as a result of human activities, beyond its accepted normal...