Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Ants employed to defend African mangoes

Charles Mkoka
10 July 2007
Source: SciDev.Net

[LILONGWE] African farmers could effectively control fruit fly damage to citrus fruit, cashew and cocoa crops by using the weaver ant as a method of biological control, according to researchers.

Paul Van Mele and colleagues published their work in the June edition of the Journal of Economic Entomology.

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1 comment:

  1. You can also read a great pratical manual written by P. Van Mele and colleagues about how to manage weaver ants colony in orchards on web site