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Mimicking Insect Mating Calls Could Combat Citrus Greening

Mimicking Insect Mating Calls Could Combat Citrus Greening

Citrus greening is a disease that turns oranges sour and half-green, and it’s been ravaging orange groves in Florida for years. A novel strategy for controlling its spread may be found by mimicking the mating call of a tiny aphid-like brown insect called the Asian citrus psyllid.

Warding Off Mosquitos Is Easy. Just Start With An Orange…

Warding Off Mosquitos Is Easy. Just Start With An Orange…

Unplggd offers a great little how-to for anyone hates mosquitoes (read: everyone) and is sick of buying new candles and cans of spray. All you need is some orange peel and a spent plug-in repellent you might have lying around.