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Brown marmorated stink bug biology, management options

Brown marmorated stink bug biology, management options

This is an adult brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys). Credit: Ian Grettenberger, Penn State University     The brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) is an invasive, herbivorous insect species that was accidentally introduced to the United States from Asia. First discovered in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1996, it has since been found in at […]

Cine plateste pentru dezastrul produs de ruperea iazului de decantare din Canada?

Cine plateste pentru dezastrul produs de ruperea iazului de decantare din Canada?

Curatenia dupa dezastrul produs de ruperea barajului iazului de decantare al minei Mount Polley din Canada ar putea costa oricat intre 50 si 500 de milioane de dolari, estimeaza analisti citati de publicatia Vancouver Observer, dar depozitul de garatie in caz de accident depus de firma Imperial Metals, operatorul minei, este numai de 14,5 milioane […]

Sand dunes reveal biodiversity secrets in Australia

Sand dunes reveal biodiversity secrets in Australia

Ancient, acidic and nutrient-depleted dunes in Western Australia are not an obvious place to answer a question that has vexed tropical biologists for decades. But the Jurien Bay dunes proved to be the perfect site to unravel why plant diversity varies from place to place. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute scientist Benjamin Turner and colleagues from […]