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Duke Ecologist Says Logging Is Creating 'Mahogany Deserts'
...as in Mexico, Snook is dropping mahoganyseeds onto cornfields
to see if the species can also be regenerated andmanaged in conjunction with shifting agriculture. "I'm sure that's what happened in the past," she said. "Notonly did mahoganies have the benefit of hurricanes and fires. They alsohad the benefit of M...
Phased-out Bt corn variety dramatically cut growth rate of black swallowtail caterpillars
... affect on black swallowtails living in weeds near cornfields
(see http://www.news.uiuc.edu/news/00/0605btcorn.html ). Results of this new study tell us again that careful event selection by producers is advisable, Berenbaum said. Our findings also suggest that much more research is needed on each new Bt vari...
Monarch butterflies, corn pollen coexist in cornfields
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL--Milkweeds growing in cornfields
sometimes support monarch butterfly larvae at the ...n is shedding its pollen, according to a survey of cornfields
in the Midwest, Maryland and Ontario. The overlap implies that monarchs feeding next to corn genetic...