News tagged with insect control

Different tools to deal with medfly pest

Research has revealed a management technique involving sterilising the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a more cost effective alternative of eradicating the pest in the face of a looming pesticide ban.

dateAug 07, 2015 in Ecology
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Flower power fights orchard pests

Washington State University researchers have found they can control one of fruit growers' more severe pests, aphids, with a remarkably benign tool: flowers. The discovery is a boon for organic as well as conventional tree ...

dateMay 14, 2013 in Ecology
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