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    'Intensive' beekeeping not to blame for common bee diseases

    'Intensive' beekeeping not to blame for common bee diseases

    More 'intensive' beekeeping does not raise the risk of diseases that harm or kill the insects, new research suggests.

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    European Earwig: Fruit Pest, Potential Ally, or Both?

    European Earwig: Fruit Pest, Potential Ally, or Both?

    With menacing rear-pincers, and the name "earwig," the European earwig (Forficula auricularia) is creepy. However, what role do they play in agricultural settings like orchards?

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    Samurai wasp, Trissolcus japonicus, detected in Utah

    Samurai wasp, Trissolcus japonicus, detected in Utah

    On June 17 2019, two brown marmorated stink bug egg masses that were parasitized by Trissolcus japonicus were found on northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa) leaves in Salt Lake City. This is the first detection of T. japonicus in Utah.

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