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Place for keeping and breeding insects for scientific purposes.
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Fitness components of Aphytis melinus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) reared in five California insectaries. Environmental Entomology 41: 51-58.
The authors acknowledge Anastasia Kambouraki from the Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece, for breeding insect batches for the recording experiments and Professor John Vontas, Director of the Pesticide Science Lab, Agricultural University of Athens, for allowing the authors access to all insectaries and associated equipment.
In addition, blood related infections that can be transmitted through cattle blood to the workers accidentally at insectaries will be minimal compared to the use of human blood.
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.
During May-September 2011, mosquito larvae were collected in irrigated rice fields surrounding Tiassale, southern Cote d'Ivoire (5[degrees]52'47"N; 4[degrees]49'48"W) and reared to adults in insectaries on a diet of MikroMin (Tetra, Melle, Germany) fish food.
The results of this study will provide information to progressive farmers and commercial insectaries for improved mass production technology of C.
We purchase them from insectaries and apply them into the field as a preventative.
Like Lewis Grant, he relies on crop rotation and insectaries to control pests.
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).
Though worldwide revenue for insectaries is only a fraction of the income for the pesticide industry (less than $100 million a year vs.