News tagged with aphid

Aphids manipulate their food

How do aphids reproduce on plants so successfully? This is among the questions that Professor Dr. Caroline Müller and her research team are addressing at Bielefeld University's Faculty of Biology. They have discovered that ...

dateAug 01, 2018 in Ecology
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Night-time lighting changes how species interact

Night-time lighting from streetlights and other sources has complex and unexpected effects on communities of plants and animals, new research shows.Previous studies have shown that artificial lighting affects a wide variety ...

dateJul 26, 2018 in Ecology
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Natural aphid predators reduce pesticide use

The greater the diversity of crops grown in agricultural landscapes is, the better natural predators of aphids are able to control the pests on wheat fields. This is because a varied landscape provides better living conditions ...

dateMar 21, 2018 in Biotechnology
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