Snail shells appear to be part of the creatures' immune system.
Indigenous biocontrol agents could be used to curb the spread of invasive wasps across South Africa and into sub-Saharan Africa.
Insects have been in a feature in agriculture since the end of the 19th century. Using a combination of new and old control methods is the best way to deal with our food competitors.
There is much more than just parasitic features when it comes to nematodes: these tiny creatures are vital to ecosystems.
A new study has shed light on why many nematodes (roundworms) sleep with an unusual “hockey-stick-like” posture. Researchers…