News tagged with boll weevils

Trapping weevils and saving monarchs

Ensuring the monarch butterfly's survival by saving its milkweed habitat could result from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies initially intended to improve detection of boll weevils with pheromone traps.

dateOct 01, 2012 in Ecology
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No Mistaking this Bug with New Insect ID Technique

( -- Misidentifying boll weevils caught in pheromone traps could be easier to avoid, thanks to a new DNA fingerprinting method devised by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their collaborators.

dateSep 10, 2009 in Ecology
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