Archive for the ‘pests’ Category
This article appears in the “Royal Society Publishing” “Group personality during collective decision-making: a multi-level approach.”
Group personality during collective decision-making: a multi-level approach | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences
highlight that the individuals within groups exhibited consistent personality traits in their probability of sheltering and total time sheltered
So I think most of us probably thought they came from Batbugs but now the research to proving that theory. “Origin of Bedbugs revealed”
Researchers have found that there are two lineages in Europe. They are so diverse, they have almost split into two species.
I know problems are bad, but before doing something this drastic please consider the consequences.
He could have injured or possibly even killed people. Please call a Professional.
I recently found a Wheel Bug in Albuquerque and will be fitting in a picture soon I hope. It has the characteristic wheel just behind its head. I was recently on a call (the first week of January) and the Box Elders bugs were everywhere.
Over the years I have noticed that Canada is tougher on pesticides than we are in the States and was just curious why that was? “Citronella safety debate”
Back in 2004, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency completed a review of citronella-based insect lotions and sprays and said it was not convinced the products were safe.
I’m a fan of being on the safer side of things, but we must also weigh the risks that the bugs bring. It turns out that the people often are the lead in these laws. They fought to keep pesticides out of lawn and gardens applications and this ban (Canada) took effect in 2009. I also found this article “Organic pesticides can be worse than synthetic: study”
OK my point is this, I believe pesticide in moderation or IPM - use the tools available, then if you must, then use pesticide.