Essays about: "moth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the word moth.

  1. 1. Nocturnal moths use of novel habitats : a case study on a power line in a forest-mire mosaic in boreal Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Oskar Lövbom; [2020]
    Keywords : pollinators; Lepidoptera; moth; transmission line; assemblage structure; Noctuoidea; Geometridae;

    Abstract : Biodiversity and pollinators are declining all over the world, and a factor thought to cause this decline is destruction of natural habitats. One new way that has been discussed in an effort to try to mitigate the effects of declining habitats is to understand and use novel habitats, which are habitats created when, for example, building roads, railways, and power lines. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of agroforestry tree species in biocontrol of the cabbage pest Plutella xylostella : a field study in Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Nadja Kvick Nastaj; [2020]
    Keywords : agroforestry; Plutella xylostella; biocontrol;

    Abstract : Pest control in agriculture is a necessity and the use of chemicals is the method by choice for most farmers. But the use of chemicals comes with a price; the pests develops resistance and the chemicals pollutes the environment. It is therefore of urgent importance to shift pest control from chemicals to other methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Växtskyddsstrategier för gotländska grönsaker : morot, potatis och lök

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Lovisa Sjöstedt; [2019]
    Keywords : Allium cepa; Daucus carota; patogen; skadedjur; Solanum tuberosum;

    Abstract : I detta arbete redovisas litterära grunder om växtskydd för olika skadegörare och patogener för morot, potatis och lök. Dessutom redovisas olika växtskyddsstrategier som används idag av gotländska grönsaks- och rotfruktsodlare för att hantera de mest förekommande formerna av angrepp på morot, potatis och lök. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bee wax moth in Embu county, Kenya, the intruder in the hives : a study of Galleria mellonella and Achroia grisella

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Sanna Bergqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : bee wax moth; African bees; prevention; control;

    Abstract : The bee wax moth is a problematic pest that has been a problem to Kenyan bee farmers for some time now. This study has tried to answer if the observed factors affected the infestation rate of the pest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beekeepers and bee wax moth - what's the buzz about? : a study about the attitude towards beekeeping and wax moth in Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Ida Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : pollination; wax moth; Kenya; bees; beekeeping;

    Abstract : The bee wax moth (Galleria mellonella) is a troublesome pest of the honeybees that can cause substantial financial losses that can be devastating for the beekeepers. The moth is a universal pest but thrives in a warmer climate, the insect is nocturnal and feed on pollen, wax and other impurities. READ MORE