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Insect control

Insect control

The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.

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Re: conservation is necessary to human survival.

... building and let it go. I like spiders because they are essential to insect control, and ecological balance. I think we need all the pieces of the ecological puzzle, but ...

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by mattw
Thu Sep 08, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: conservation is necessary to human survival.
Replies: 6
Views: 8372

Possibilities for Alien Life

... life might take. I'm especially intrigued by Robert Heinlien's colonial insect-inspired "Bugs" from Starship Troopers , and I'm also intrigued ... like the Borg from Star Trek. I'm especially interested in mind control, since one of my main story elements will be an oppressive dystopian ...

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by alextemplet
Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possibilities for Alien Life
Replies: 9
Views: 6450

problems with MTS test

... MTS test (commercial kit) for the first time to verify the viability of insect tissues after cryopreservation with culture medium, glycerol and FBS ... viability of the tissues at room temperature (2), and added a positive control (only tissue in culture medium) (3), and a negative control (tissue ...

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by rsegreto
Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: problems with MTS test
Replies: 0
Views: 1787

Re: How to be "good at the bench"

... What time points? Concentration? c. Controls: every variable needs a control, and they should be repeated with every experiment. d. Number of ... such as serum, vitamins, antibodies, and proteins; mammalian, plant and insect media; HEPES-containing solutions; DTT or B-ME containing solutions ...

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by jangajarn
Sat May 23, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to be "good at the bench"
Replies: 4
Views: 19573

Role of animals in the ecosystem

... that illness and death from disease would go up. Another one would be insect control, which would in turn likely cause an increase in cases of insect born diseases and ...

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by FreeToFly
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:45 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Role of animals in the ecosystem
Replies: 6
Views: 20946
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