The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted interest in home gardening. Three scientists who garden explain some basic methods for controlling common insects and microbes that can spoil your crop.
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…