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Latin Name of Migratory Locust
locusta migratoria
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Latin Name of the silkworm
bombyx mori
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Latin name of Honey Bee
Apis mellifera
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Which locusts are the swarming species?
Desert Locust
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What changes occur during gregarious phase?
Move in the day, colour change, broader head
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Gregation Phase caused by what?
Over crowding
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Insecticides used to stop locusts?
organochloride
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Biological control of locusts?
Metarhizium anisopilae
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What order are Honey bees in?
Hymenoptera
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Average colony of bees includes?
1 queen, 1000 drones, 50,000 workers
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Parasite mite of honey bees?
Varroa destructor
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What do varroa do?
Weaken bees, deformities, increase virus effects
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Biological control of Varroa?
Metarhizium Anispilae
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Order silk worms are in?
Lepidoptera
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Effects of domestication on Bombyx mori?
Docile caterpillars, adults don't fly
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How much silk does 0.1 ha of mulberry produce?
12-18kg silk fabric
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Give latin name of perfered mulberry.
Morus albia
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Which mulberry survives better in colder regions eg. UK?
Black Mulberry
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