Pipes and dry crops: the government caught up in a historic drought

Pipes and dry crops the government caught up in a

AFP, published on Friday, August 05, 2022 at 8:49 p.m. More water in the pipes in a hundred municipalities in France, crops destroyed for lack of watering, biodiversity in danger: challenged on all fronts of this historic drought, the government no longer hides its concern. On the plateau of Valensole (Alpes-de-Haute-provence), where the Ministers of … Read more

Can a parasitic wasp save your fruit crops? – Genetics News

wasp species Asobara japonica (A. japonica) is a parasitic organism, meaning it maintains its life by diverting resources from a host such as the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. The mother wasp can secrete a venom full of toxic components that overcome the host’s immune defenses to allow her baby wasp to live inside the host. … Read more