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More than drought affecting wheat yields
...k to be done to understand what happens with these mites
during the summer." Right now, he said, the only other advice they can give to producers is to plant as late as possible to reduce chances of severe wheat streak problems again. "We're trying to develop some cultivars that can be resistant to wheat...
Allergy battle could be won in five years, says scientist
...," he said. "Allergens from pollen or house dust mites
are inhaled and then dissolve the binding material between the cells that form these protective linings; they can then enter the body by passing between the cells to cause an allergic response. "The drugs we are developing -- called Allergen Delive...
Bugs expose underground carbon traffic system 10 times more important than fossil fuel burning
...on by AM fungi from the surrounding plants. Twenty mites
from the order Collembola, which would view the AM...nalysed. The soil cores which were exposed to the mites
were found to have 32% less 13C than the control cores. This showed that Collembola's consumption of...
Bee mites suppress bee immunity, open door for viruses and bacteria
...t feeds much like a tick on the body of a bee. The mites
are about the size of a pin head, dark brown in co...y bees have grooming behavior which can remove the mites
from the bees. They get rid of the mites." While researchers know that the Varroa mite is behind th...