This rearing method is used commonly in commercial insectaries
While ladybugs are collected almost exclusively in the wild, most other predatory insects sold commercially are reared in insectaries
, Cranshaw said.
lutzi in Brazilian insectaries
and mainly by the difficulty of collecting and maintaining of these species in the laboratory, since for cytogenetic analyzes the insects might not be killed or fixed in alcohol (as occurs for molecular analysis).
Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (Kisumu strain) and Aedes aegypti maintained in the laboratory at the Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI) insectaries
for several decades were used for the study.
were placed at the same location and we made every effort to avoid environmental differentiation.
As you stroll through jaw-dropping fields of plump produce, aromatic herbs, buzzing insectaries
, and swooping swallows, you'll quickly see there's even more to these grounds than a teaching moment.
Pupae were reared to adults in insectaries
. These specimens were sorted by sex and locality, and stored in pools of 10 mosquitoes at -80[degrees]C.
produce a living supply of insects that can be reintroduced into the environment or used for experiments.
Human blood stored at the blood banks mainly provides blood for medical emergencies rather than experimental work at insectaries
Progress in this area would aid public and commercial insectaries
because effective storage methods would translate into reduced investment in rearing facilities, and increase ability to meet peak demands for production and distribution.
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.