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Shorbles 13h
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Alicja Muir 17h
Ready for my first poster session!
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Royal Ent Soc 4h
Development of new insecticides is also decreasing and there are fewer companies involved. IVCC aims to address barriers to innovation on vector control, with advisory committees to support new projects
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Leigh Hopkins 17h
Many thanks to The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild for the safe removal of the venom-spraying bald-faced hornet’s nest, along with the impromptu lecture on entomophagy — the practice of eating insects. *note active grubs*
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ARCTEC at LSHTM 37m
We are very excited to be hosting a workshop on 'Partnering with industry' this afternoon at alongside our colleagues at and The session kicks off at 1.45pm, we hope to see you there!
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Royal Ent Soc 4h
Different insecticides have different modes of action to control insect vectors. Natacha had to develop a protocol to test them with nets
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Royal Ent Soc 2h
Our second invited speaker today is Helen Jamet from on vector control evaluation, she starts by highlighting that most funding goes into bed nets, new products need to be targeted to specific markets
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Royal Ent Soc Aug 20
Spider flies attack arachnids, different fly groups specialise on different arachnid groups. Gillung used molecular, morphological and paloaentological data to look more closely at host preference
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Lisa Baik 16h
The most excited I’ve been in a while about a “new” book!! I’ve tried to find this book online before and couldn’t afford it on a grad student salary. So happy I got it for free today 😍 best part of the lab move!
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Mossworm Aug 16
look at this water mite and her little eyes
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Royal Ent Soc 3h
Helen shows the process from research idea to marketable product and highlights the need for clear objectives
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Kelsey M. Jenkins 19h
Replying to @reptiliferous
2. Mantises are closely related to cockroaches, AND I DID NOT EXPECT THIS
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coolnycevents 10h
THREAD from tonight’s gathering with entomologist . Some notes for fans out there: Griffin flies flew around 350 million years ago and had a 2 ft wide wingspan. Modern are about 250 million years old.
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Alexandra Anderson 20h
Nooo... found this dude eating my African violet in my office. What is it? What can I do? 🐛🦟🐜
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Royal Ent Soc 3h
After coffee at at we have sessions on Vector/Host/Pathogen Interactions, Mathematical Modelling of Vector-Borne Disease Research & Turbotalks on General Entomology
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Michael Skvarla 24h
Check out the mouthparts on this flower fly (Copestylum sp.) feeding on an orange jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)
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Alistair Praevers Aug 18
Last week was and I took the opportunity to do some . My school has a big pond so we went down with some nets and caught as many insects as possible. The class was dubious but by the end students requested that bug catching be a reward for good behaviour.
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Jon Hawkins 23h
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Saloni Rose 🦋 Aug 20
Lemon Swallowtail larvae (fifth instar)
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Royal Ent Soc Aug 20
Genetic control can focus on reducing the number of mosquitoes or how well they transmit disease, sterile males were released in Northern Brazil, after gathering public support, but this technique needs regular releases
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