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Archive for May, 2016

Parasitic wasps versus Anobiidae

Parasitic wasps versus Anobiidae

| May 6, 2016

Dr. Judith Auer & Alexander Kassel, APC AG, Allround Pest Control AG, Ostendstr. 132, D-90482 Nuremberg, Germany Abstract: The common furniture beetle (Anobium punctatum) is a permanent threat in churches and museums and is wreaking devastating damage by corrosion of wooden inventory and antiques. The conventional control methods are complex, polluting and high-priced. The aim […]

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Barriers to the adoption of GM crops

Barriers to the adoption of GM crops

| May 3, 2016

The use of genetic engineering techniques in agriculture and food production is seen as an exciting and valuable development by many. They welcome the improvements in production efficiency that they bring to farmers and the enhanced nutritional value that can benefit consumers. Others however, have objected strongly, raising environmental, food safety, and ethical concerns. A […]

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International news in brief – March/April 2016

International news in brief – March/April 2016

| May 3, 2016

Singapore: Chemical repellent used to disturb birds roost The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has launched a new method to repel mynahs in Clementi and Yishun. These birds have drawn complaints for the nuisance they cause. Every two months for the next year, the AVA will be fogging the trees where the birds […]

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International Pest Control – March/April 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.2

International Pest Control – March/April 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.2

| May 3, 2016

We have had some very encouraging and favourable comments about the new look that we launched with our last issue. Thank you for these. While both I and the magazine may be in our 50’s, I believe we are still able to adapt, refresh and move with the times. If you have suggestions for more […]

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