Global warming may affect pest-parasite relationship
11/19/2014 9:11:21 AMWarming global temperatures may affect the pest-parasite relationship, limiting the benefits of parasitoid wasps that... Read more.
GAO study finds pesticide residue programs can improve
11/18/2014 1:40:04 PMThe Food and Drug Administration sampling program and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data... Read more.
Stinky invading insect bugs Pacific Northwest growers
11/12/2014 5:10:50 PMThe brown marmorated stink bug has made an unwilling celebrity out of Joe Beaudoin as the first farmer... Read more.
NSF grant will fund improvements to electronic insect trap
11/11/2014 10:04:44 AMSpensa Technologies Inc., manufacturer of an electronic insect-trapping device, received a $630,000 grant from the... Read more.
New viral disease discovered in south Florida zucchini
11/06/2014 8:55:30 PMA new strain of tobacco streak virus has been confirmed for the first time in a zucchini field in... Read more.
UPDATED: Medfly eradicated from Mexico
11/04/2014 2:44:10 PMMediterranean fruit fly has been eradicated from Mexico. Ceratitis capitata, a type of fruit fly that... Read more.
California sets citrus psyllid quarantines in San Joaquin County
10/28/2014 1:39:25 PMThe California Department of Food and Agriculture has established two quarantines in San Joaquin County... Read more.
Odor molecules hold promise as citrus psyllid attractant
10/28/2014 11:29:51 AMUniversity of California, Riverside, researchers have identified several odors emitted by citrus plants that potentially... Read more.
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