News tagged with pest

Herbivore defence in ferns

(—Unlike flowering plants, bracken ferns do not release any odour signals to attract the enemies of their attackers for their own benefit.

dateNov 21, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Carson's Silent Spring turns 50

(—Silent Spring, by marine biologist Rachel Carson, was first published 50 years ago this month, and two Perspective articles in the Ecology section of the journal Science examine the legacy of this book, which ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Ecology report
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California tightening rule on popular pesticide

California will tighten rules on how much farmers can use a common pesticide listed by the nation's most productive agricultural state as a chemical known to cause cancer, regulators told The Associated Press on Thursday.

dateOct 06, 2016 in Environment
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