Archive: 08/07/2013

Enhanced lure proves irresistible to orchard pest

New lures that entice codling moths with the scent of food and a possible mate are available for use in monitoring this orchard pest and controlling it with carefully timed applications of insecticide. The research related ...

dateJul 08, 2013 in Ecology
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Balance as the key to family farm survival

Family farms survived in the second half of the 20th century by balancing the demands of the regulated market economy with the astute use of their own resources. This is the conclusion reached by a research team working on ...

dateJul 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Parasite helps itself to sugar

Trypanosoma brucei, the parasite that causes sleeping sickness, is transmitted to mammals by the tsetse fly, and must adapt to the divergent metabolisms of its hosts. A new study shows how it copes with the frugal diet offered ...

dateJul 08, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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