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chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (fungicides, industrial), insecticide, rodenticides, etc.

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Human Collembola Infestations

... is also a natural pesticide, although not as potent as permethrin. Permethrin is also not a known teratogen or as toxic as the organophospate pesticides. Good luck!

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by urthchik
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:26 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 47
Views: 132463

Is there any difference between different fertilizers?

... of protons, neutrons and electrons. I think food produced by using organic and chemical fertilizer is almost same if we avoid the usage of harmful pesticides. Only using organic fertilizer we cannot achieve higher yields. Food production using chemical fertilizer is cheap compared to using organic ...

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by josem
Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Is there any difference between different fertilizers?
Replies: 1
Views: 2320

Help! ANT COLLONY!! I have a QUEEN ANT --- now what?

... it should be fine. Most ants need some sugar (honey in water) and proteins to survive. Pure water isn't bad as well. The honey should be without pesticides/insecticides, best is organic honey. They can get proteins from small insects such as flies, which you can catch outside. I would always ...

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by Tricho
Mon Jun 16, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help! ANT COLLONY!! I have a QUEEN ANT --- now what?
Replies: 3
Views: 4591

wildlife gardening

... with wildlife. Of course the other pluses are availability of water, and a good selection of all year round flowers and goes without saying, no pesticides.

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by animartco
Sun May 18, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: wildlife gardening
Replies: 0
Views: 1761

Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects

... selective pressures on insect evolution away from insects eating plants? So, there is always an arms race between plant and herbivorous insects (pesticides vs resistance), but the evolution of a free food source removes some of the selective pressure on insects to win the arms race and allows ...

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by expuddle
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects
Replies: 2
Views: 3347
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