Secret Site Map
Friday, October 31, 2014

Home News Tawny Crazy Ants Profiled in Scientific American

Tawny Crazy Ants Profiled in Scientific American

Ants

The article notes that tawny crazy ants are able to prevail over fire ants because they produce chemicals they then rub on themselves as an antidote to fire ant venom.

| February 21, 2014

Tawny crazy ants (Nylanderia fulva), also referred to as Rasberry crazy ants, are the subject of a new article in Scientific American. The ants, which have spread throughout Texas and the Gulf states, are unseating the reigning imported fire ants that have infested the region. The article notes that tawny crazy ants are able to prevail over fire ants because they produce chemicals they then rub on themselves as an antidote to fire ant venom.

Click here to read the entire article.

Source: Scientific American
 

Top news

Three Industry Leaders Recognized at Univar International Reception

Univar Director Latin America Benjamin Gomez recognized three industry leaders at PestWorld’s International Reception, including Norm Cooper, recognized with the Global Ambassador Lifetime Achievement Award.

UPFDA Recognizes Contributions of Tommy Reeves at Board Meeting

Reeves recently completed a two-year term as UPFDA president where he was instrumental in establishing the future direction of the association.

Cope Named Director of Technical and Regulatory Services at Terminix

Dr. Stan Cope (retired Navy), who has been with Terminix since 2012, has been promoted.

P+L Systems Announces Acquisition

Group De Ceuster of Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium announced the sale of its Environmental Care division to P+L Systems (Holding) UK of Knaresborough, UK, for an undisclosed sum.

Backed By Bayer Web Portal Relaunched

New Backed By Bayer is a a comprehensive customer-centric platform with new and expanded resources for pest management professionals.

x