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The Science Of Bugs Was Founded By An Unlikely Figure

February 14th, 2019

The Science Of Bugs Was Founded By An Unlikely Figure It may be hard to believe, but the scientific field concerned with the study of bugs has not always been popular. This particular academic field of study is now referred to as “entomology”. Although many people may be well aware of the science of entomology,…

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Some Insect Pests Contribute To The Growth Of Deadly Toxins Found In Crop-Mold

February 1st, 2019

Some Insect Pests Contribute To The Growth Of Deadly Toxins Found In Crop-Mold You were probably already aware of several different ways in which insect pests harm the agricultural industry as well as consumers. Now you can add another damaging aspect of crop pests to your memory. Recent research has revealed that insect pests can…

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Insects That Are Categorized As “Generalists” Are The Most Intelligent

January 28th, 2019

Insects That Are Categorized As “Generalists” Are The Most Intelligent There are many blog articles on the internet about insect intelligence. Many of these articles attempt to argue in favor of one group of insects as being the most intelligent of all insects. Many people are interested to know just how smart some bugs can…

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Bug Busters USA Reminds homeowners that pest proofing is still important in winter season

January 25th, 2019

With warm weather pests like mosquitoes and bees less active in the relatively colder winter season across the country, many homeowners may feel their pest-proofing duties are done until springtime, but that is not the case. Bug Busters USA is working to help educate the public on the importance of pest proofing throughout the seasons,…

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An Invasive Drywood Termite Species May Make Its Way Into The USA

January 22nd, 2019

Most drywood termite species come from the Cryptotermes genus. This particular genus has been studied extensively and the drywood termites of this genus are the most economically significant of all drywood termites, as they are known for causing extensive damages to both crops and structures. So far, experts have documented a total of 69 Cryptotermes…

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Insects Are Being Used To Create An Edible Oil That Is Similar To Olive Oil

January 21st, 2019

Insects Are Being Used To Create An Edible Oil That Is Similar To Olive Oil The use of insects for manufacturing purposes is nothing new. Some of our favorite beverages and foods contain insect parts, and even the makeup that many women apply to their faces on a daily basis contains insect parts. Although you…

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Which Genus Of Subterranean Termite Is Most Abundant In The USA?

January 17th, 2019

There exists around three thousand documented termite species inhabiting the world today, and most of these species exist in the tropical regions of South America, Africa and Asia. Surprisingly, a very small percentage of these species are damaging to structures, but unfortunately, the relatively small amount of termites that dwell in the temperate United States…

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How Are Seemingly Identical Termites Distinguished As Separate Species?

January 14th, 2019

Up until recently, termites have compromised their very own insect order known as Isoptera. However, recent genetic studies have revealed that termites actually evolved from ancient wood-eating cockroaches. This makes the termite order, Isoptera, a suborder of the cockroach order, Blattodea. Considering the fact that this discovery was only made recently, it is not hard…

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A Dangerous Species Of Recluse Spider Ate A Part Of A Woman’s Ear

January 3rd, 2019

Brown recluse spiders belong to the Loxosceles genus, which comprises 103 known species. These spiders can be found in numerous regions all over the world, including the Americas, Asia and Europe. The brown recluse is notorious for inflicting bites that sometimes develop into necrotic lesions. In addition to tissue necrosis, a brown recluse bite can…

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Americans Were Once Encouraged To Exchange Gopher Scalps For Money In An Early Effort To Control Problematic Gopher Populations

December 27th, 2018

Pocket gophers, or simply gophers, as they are usually called, are widespread pests in the United States. Gophers belong to the Geomyidae family and there exists 35 documented species in North and South America. Gophers are major pests to agricultural crops, home gardens, particular landscapes, and forest regeneration efforts. Gophers also burrow beneath homes and…

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