Now, an Agricultural Research Service patent on Allen's invention could open the door to a commercial-scale procedure insectaries
can use to mass-produce the ladybug's eggs for release in home gardens, commercial greenhouses, and crop fields where they would prey on the aphids, spider mites, and other plant-damaging pests lurking there.
A good example of this is adding insectaries
into the farming system.
Mosquitoes from each collection round were pooled and reared to adults in insectaries
at the Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Sante/ Centre Muraz in Bobo-Dioulasso or the Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme (CNRFP) in Ouagadougou.
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The number of potential non-target species was reduced by eliminating those species with different spatial, temporal and morphological attributes, and species that cannot be tested because they are difficult to obtain from field collection or commercial insectaries
(Kuhlmann et al.
All the experiments were carried out inside the insectaries
which were maintained at 26[degrees]C, 50% RH with a 16:8 L:D photoperiod.
lacewing larvae (Rincon Vitova Insectaries
, Ventura, CA; http://www.
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The Defense Department has about a dozen insectaries
around the globe; however, WRAIR's, established in 2000, is one of the largest and most elaborate, said COL Daniel Strickman, chief of its entomology department.
Ross Demerly's career as a ventilation systems manager has given him the opportunity to work with a variety of people, cultures, and animals: from the United States and India to Vietnam and Russia; from chinchillas to ostriches, dog kennels to rabbit buildings; insectaries
to fisheries, and worm factories to traditional livestock buildings.
Sites that were established as field insectaries
for future harvest purposes during the two year period 1998 and 1999 were staked, photographed, and the locations identified with Global Positioning System technology (GPS).
The fields should be called insectaries
rather than cotton fields," says Indian Council of Agricultural Research scientist G.