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Subject: Science: Environment

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Environment

9 of 41 state-of-the-art programs from the Advances in Science and Technology Series that focus on Environmental Science advances. Each program offers 4 - 6 clearly illustrated individual segments. Produced by London Television Service. Series: 41 x 30-minute programs.
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Insecticides and Repellents

Insecticides and Repellents

"Highly Recommended. A good complement to a course on integrated pest management or on pesticides and the environment." -Science Books & Films
"Vine Weevil" - this female only insect lays thousands of eggs a year. Here we learn how a beetle is found to be its natural predator; "Aphid Control" - the latest battle against this tiny but damaging insect is to douse crops in an odor they abhor; parasites from attacking young trout; "Sea-Lice Lure" - a flashing light, instead of insecticides, lures sea lice away from salmon; "Midges" - an organic scent turns the table on this maddening insect; "Mosquito Meals" - chicken skins provide an accurate and less painful way to research mosquito repellent; "Deathwatch Watched" - careful studies reveal ways of overcoming the wood-hungry insect, Deathwatch Beetle. 02/08DE IJSCA 30 min.





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