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An island republic of the west indies. Its capital is roseau. It was discovered in 1493 by columbus and held at different times by the french and the british in the 18th century. A member of the west indies federation, it achieved internal self-government in 1967 but became independent in 1978. It was named by columbus who discovered it on sunday, domingo in spanish, from the latin dominica dies, the lords day.

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Please help identify this insect.

On a recent Caribbean cruise I noticed this stowaway on the deck one morning.We had just been in Dominica the day before.Unfortunately, I did not include a size reference,but I would guess it was 3-4cm in length.

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by crvsmith
Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Please help identify this insect.
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Candidiasis in Nablus city: Epidemiological

... pronounced activity to various degrees. Allium sativum (Garlic) showed the highest effect (100%) followed by Pistacia lentiscus (3.8%), Salvia dominica (2.25%) and Petrosilinum sativum (2.25%) compared to reference antibiotics (Nystatin and Econazole). Studies on the cytotoxic effects of plant ...

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by dyadak
Wed Dec 16, 2009 7:16 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Candidiasis in Nablus city: Epidemiological
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The Fiber Disease

... the effectiveness of the parasitoid wasp, Theocolax elegans, for reducing insect fragments in flour by suppressing populations of Rhyzopertha dominica in six bins, each containing 27 tonnes of wheat . Beetles were released into all the six bins at monthly intervals for 3 months. Parasitoid ...

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by London
Sun Aug 20, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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