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Satellites And Sensors To Be Used For Better Control Of Crop Pests
It's only a matter of time before pest infestations can be mapped with hand-held computers linked to global positioning satellite receivers, allowing more accurate pest control, say University of Illinois researchers (1997-04-03)
Teaching Old Watchdogs New Tricks
A Kansas State University analytical chemist wants to scrub the persistent problem of too-high pesticide residues on Central American fruits and vegetables shipped to the United States. (1996-09-20)
Natural Pest Control Shows Economic Promise For Citrus Industry
An obscure wasp species found by a University of Wyoming researcher in Costa Rica shows promise for controlling a damaging citrus crop pest and ultimately may translate to lower prices for some orange juices marketed in the United States. (1996-09-09)
Southern Pine Beetle Reaching Outbreak Levels In North Florida
Southern Pine Beetle populations have exploded to outbreak levels along the Suwannee River in Hamilton and Madison counties, where the tree-killing beetle has invaded several pine plantations. (1996-07-03)
Transgenic Rice Plants Resist Insects, Drought And Salt Damage
Biologists at Cornell and Washington universities have genetically engineered and successfully field tested rice plants that resist some of the most destructive insects as well as salt and drought damage. (1996-06-11)
Dangerous Chemical Combination Presents Possible Scenario For Gulf War Illnesses
Animal experiments at Duke University Medical Center show that harmless doses of three chemicals used to protect Gulf War soldiers from insect-borne diseases and nerve-gas poisoning are highly toxic when used in combination, researchers reported Wednesday. (1996-04-29)
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