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PEST sequence

amino acid motif that is thought to target cytoplasmic proteins for rapid proteolytic degradation.

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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

I'm am a physician with a strong background in biology and a scientist by nature. I was infested by these pests and tried everything: tea tree oil, borax scrubs, pyrethrin, isopropyl alcohol, sulfur cream, etc. I finally resorted to Ivermectin, which slowed it down enough to ...

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by urthchik
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 47
Views: 132354

Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... so if you have enough good bacteria, you will attract other good things. Or if you buy Nematodes it could keep them alive when you have no pests left. In the near future I will be starting a compost container with Earthworms, then I will eventually get rabbits, collect their droppings (mixed ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
Replies: 2
Views: 5824

Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... requires a temperate climate, sunlight and water, well, we could feed a lot of people. The distribution of seeds, plastic containers and the pests hardly even requires much infrastructure in-country to grow and distribute. On top of that, just think, protein that doesn’t require large tracts ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
Replies: 2
Views: 5127

Re: creationists on this forum

... the extension of rational thought from everyday life to the big questions is difficult and often impossible for them. Some just like being pests, some think they can show us the error of our ways, and I like to think that some, perhaps unconsciously, are having doubts about their beliefs. ...

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by wbla3335
Sun Oct 14, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: creationists on this forum
Replies: 5
Views: 3012

Gene knockdown in insect pests?

I have read some papers about how gene knockdown in insect pests is being developed so that the populations can be controlled (by silencing genes which are linked to resistance of pesticides). I was wondering how this worked as the gene knockdown is only ...

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by kabs123
Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene knockdown in insect pests?
Replies: 1
Views: 1767
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