Californian Agriculturalist Deploying Wasp Army To Fight Against Apple Moths
Jul 12, 2011 12:51
Californian agricultural officials are sending in wasps to kill apple moths. They have an insatiable appetite for eggs of apple moths which pose a serious threat to Californian crops. Using nature to fight against nature! The plan is to let the wasps act as nature commands them, chewing up and laying eggs inside the moths' own eggs, wiping out the predatory babies.
PhysOrg reports that the artificial introduction of a new predator could have unforeseen ecological results: "Any intervention in an ecosystem has a consequence," explains a rep from the California Health Initiative. "
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