Friday, August 24, 2012

ARS Newslink

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
August 24, 2012

Trouble for termites:
Formosan subterranean termites could be in for a real headache. USDA scientists have identified species of roundworms that invade the termite brains and offer a potential bio-based approach to controlling them. (8/20)

The benefits of reduced tillage:
Reducing tillage for some Central Great Plains crops could help conserve water and reduce losses caused by climate change, according to USDA studies. (8/23)

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