Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Study Finds Sweeteners Lead Fire Ants To A Bitter End

by By Josh Lancette Researchers from China have discovered that some sweeteners can be lethal to the red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta), a devastating pest found South America, the United States, Australia, Asia, and on many Caribbean islands. In a test, ants that were fed erythritol, aspartame, and saccharin had a mortality rate higher than […] Read more of this post

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