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Pest ant control improved with water-resistant bait

Pest ants like the red imported fire ant could be controlled more effectively with insecticide baits that can withstand moisture, say researchers with the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service ...

dateFeb 20, 2017 in Ecology
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1.4 bn jobs 'depend on pollinators'

About 1.4 billion jobs and three-quarters of all crops depend on pollinators, researchers said Monday warning of a dire threat to human welfare if the falls in bee and butterfly numbers are not halted.

dateNov 28, 2016 in Ecology
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