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Plants Thrive With Insect-Induced Immune Responses
...y the normalinsect pests, primarily earwigs, green peach
aphids and flea beetles. Agrawal observed the following effects of these pests: Plants initially treated with the caged caterpillars received only halfas much leaf damage from earwigs as did plants in the two control groups. There were...
Native Gray Ants Play Positive Role In Valley Peach Orchards
... nectarine orchards, may help farmers suppress the peach
twig borer,University of California scientists rep...tt, found that it is the most importantpredator of peach
twig borer larvae in peaches and nectarines. Peach twig borer, in its damaging larval stage,...
New peach variety has strange shape and sweet taste
...- It's a UFO, but it's not unidentified. A new peach
variety from University of Florida fruit breeders looks like someone took a standard peach
and flattened it. But don't let its odd, saucer-like appearance fool you -- the peach
has a firm tex...
Healthy dessert: 'peaches and phytochemicals'
...being fresh fruit such as that grown in Texas. But peach
breeding is not for the impatient. In fact, Byrne ...ot have the hours of cold temperatures required by peach
trees to yield fruit. Peach aficionados call it chill. Peaches are native to areas of China where it...