insectarium

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in·sec·tar·i·um

(in'sek-tār'ē-ŭm),
Place for keeping and breeding insects for scientific purposes.
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Insectary managers' work is all about arthropods--that is, invertebrates that include insects.
The insectary facilities in that building were specifically designed to meet the needs of the challenge.
The movement and behavior of the parasitoids on the leaf undersurface inside the cage were observed and recorded using a video camera (Sony DCR-HC43E, Shanghai, China) for 24 h in an air-conditioned insectary as described above.
Methods such as growing insectary plants, using row covers, spraying food grade, and planting easy to grow survival seeds are all discussed in detail.
Instead of pesticides, we might use a bird or a butterfly or a beetle," explains Mike Benziger, general manager at Benziger Family Winery, home to certified biodynamic vineyards and an insectary garden buzzing with life.
Part two moves into the concept of improving habitat through a number of different means such as field borders, insectary strips and cover crops.
The plant boasts not only the latest in fermentation technology and instrumentation, but also a high-tech Quality Control Analytical Testing laboratory, a fully functional insectary for rearing target insect species, and a pilot plant to support the company's continued investments in R&D.
We have retained more native cover in the vineyard borders and created insectary areas on the property so that there would be flowers present throughout the growing season.
Herbaceous layer: perennials such as herbs, flowers, insectary plants, and some vegetables.