Ants recruited to defend African farmers’ livelihoods

28 January, 2011 by (comments)

Ants could save fruit and nut farmers in Africa millions of dollars, and help them gain access to lucrative organic food markets. The African weaver ant is a highly effective predator of fruit flies and other fruit-hungry insects, that routinely destroy fruit crops. While the use of these ants as a form of biological control is not new –Read More …

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