Do birds benefit crops by eating pest insects? Or are birds the pests for eating those very crops themselves? A new review in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management examines the latest science on understanding how birds impact farm fields and how they factor into IPM programs.
By Meredith Swett Walker If you were to page through a field guide to birds searching for species that look as if they were dreamed up by Dr. Seuss, you’d […]
By Meredith Swett Walker At first glance, you might not think these little bits of fluff could pose much of a threat. But, like Star Trek’s troublesome tribbles, hemlock woolly […]
Birds are more important than previously recognized as hosts for Lyme disease-causing bacteria, according to a recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE. The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which is […]