1. 19/12/1993 A method for rearing the insect that yields the red dye, carmine.
  2. 19/7/1999 The diamondback caterpillar,Plutella xylostella, (larva of amoth) is a very serious pest of cabbage and other crops. When highly fertilized collard greens (B. oleracea, Acephala Group), a related vegetable, are planted completely around a field, moths lay their eggs on the collards rather than on...
  3. 19/12/1999 In a study done by the University of Georgia, scientists showed that plants send out very specific signals for parasitic wasps to come to their aid when under attack by herbivores.
  4. 20/10/2001 Varroa mites (two strains of Varroa destructor), which parasitize the Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) over much of the world, can seriously weaken and even kill honey bee colonies. Some possibilities for control are discussed.
  5. 19/10/1996 Grasshoppers and locusts cause extensive damage to a wide variety of crops and can be persistent in gardens year after year. Several ideas for their control are presented.
  6. 20/4/2004 Researchers have discovered that under certain conditions, plants may communicate with insects or other plants
  7. 20/1/2005 Información sobre el uso de Tithonia diversifoliacomo repelente contra las termitas.
  8. 17/7/2017 Los insectos y otras plagas pueden ser una grave limitación para la producción de alimentos, especialmente donde los recursos para el manejo de plagas son escasos. Por ejemplo, en EDN 133, respondimos una pregunta sobre el minador de la hoja del tomate (Tuta absoluta) en Nigeria. Las...
  9. 23/10/2017 A menudo, los insectos son ignorados como fuente de alimento para humanos y animales. En muchas áreas del mundo los insectos han sido consumidos desde hace siglos.El usar insectos como fuente alimento humano y para animales tiene sentido por muchas razones. Primero, ya existen muchos precedentes...
  10. Insects are an often-overlooked food and feed source. In many areas of the world, they have been eaten for centuries. In 1885, Vincent M. Holt wrote a document called “Why Not Eat Insects?” in which he described historical instances of people who ate insects and considered them a great delicacy....