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Stinkbugs, harlequin bugs plague late-summer gardens

There are flat, brightly colored bugs all over my cabbage and broccoli plants right now. What are they? Are they harmful? How can I get rid of them? 376 more words

Plant Pests

Labor Shortages on Indian Tea Plantations Result in Need for Herbicides

Historically, the most common method of weed control on tea plantations in India was to manually scrape the weeds off the surface of the soil. However, this is a labor-intensive method and needs to be repeated at regular intervals. 288 more words

Herbicides

Potato Farmers in Ecuador Depend on Fungicides

Carchi is the most important potato-growing zone in Ecuador. Smallholder households dominate production and they sell the vast majority of output. The biggest biological constraint to potato production in Ecuador is the disease late blight caused by the fungus… 232 more words

Fungicides

Without Insecticide Sprays, European Olive Oil Would Smell and Taste Really Bad

More than 95% of the world’s production of olive oil (about 870 million gallons) comes from the Mediterranean region. The olive fly is an ancient pest mentioned in Greek and Roman writings dating back to the 3rd Century B.C. 318 more words

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I never realised I liked Punk music . It had that roughness and implied violence to it that did not appeal. Plus the safety pins and spitting was a bit off-putting to a nicely brought up Home Counties Girl. 954 more words

Small Apple Growers in Italy’s Trentino Region Benefit Greatly from Insecticide Use

The province of Trento, or Trentino, is a mountainous region and an important producer of apples with annual production of about 450,000 tons accounting for about 20% of Italian production. 295 more words

Insecticides

The federal ministry of health announced that the everyone should try and get their own treated mosquitoe net in prior to the rally of the Female Anopheles Mosquitoes Association of Nigeria (FAMAN). 117 more words

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