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Cow killer wasps with explosive stings spotted in Scotland, James Hutton Institute reveals

SCIENTISTS have reported rare sightings of “cow killer” wasps with explosive stings in Scotland. The James Hutton Institute revealed that velvet ants had been spotted three times in Aberdeenshire within the past four years. Before this, previous sighting of the … Continue reading

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When wasps ATTACK

When wasps ATTACK Experts reveal why the evil insects target you, how to avoid being stung and whether killing one will cause an army to swarm If you’ve ever been stung by a bee or wasp, you might think the attack … Continue reading

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When Given Coloured Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Coloured Nests

When Given Coloured Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Coloured Nests It’s unnerving to discover a wasp’s nest dangling outside your house, but perhaps it would be a tad less so with the help of biology student Mattia Menchetti who cleverly … Continue reading

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New wasp “scouting pack” warns soft fruit growers of aphid problem

Koppert Biological Systems has launched Aphiscout, a parasitic wasp mix intended to detect the early signs of aphid infestation in the crop and so guide growers’ IPM strategy. Product manager Tim Bossinga expects it to prove a valuable solution for … Continue reading

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The honey diet

Drop a dress size for the party season by having a spoonful of honey before bed – and following our delicious recipes   Honey has a unique combination of natural sugars This makes it a near-perfect weight-loss food The honey … Continue reading

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Adopt a hive

Little about Adopt a hive We are a small well established bee keeping company, and we have been selling our award winning honey for many years to the local community and via our Web site Recently funding for supporting bee keepers, … Continue reading

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Bee talks in Lancashire

Andy Donnelly Head Beekeeper/ @ Lancashire Honey An interesting talk giving an insight into the intriguing world of the honey bee. Andy offers a virtual hive experience. discussing all the components of a hive, through a real hive (without bees) … Continue reading

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