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UW botany study shows plants use calcium in stress response - UW Badger Herald

UW Badger Herald
While plants and humans have little in common, a team of University of Wisconsin Department of Botany researchers were “astonished” after accidentally discovering calcium plays a similar role in each. A new form of probe technology was used as a ...

Biology professor wins excellence in education award - Chart (subscription)

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After graduating from Missouri Southern, Lawson spent 19 years teaching high school, including a stretch of time at Carl Junction. After ending his years of teaching high school, he returned to his alma mater to teach various classes in the biology ...

Jellyfish 101: What to expect in the PHL this summer - GMA News

GMA News
Marine biology expert Dr. Al Licuanan answers common questions about jellyfish in the Philippines and how to deal with them: 1. When is jellyfish season in the Philippines? Usually April and May, when the Habagat ends. However, our recent climate ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

Bees and Wasps
United States

Covers bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets. Includes information on species background and pesticide application.

Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees and Wasps

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United Kingdom

Status and conservation of 24 species.

United States

National society dedicated to studying and recording these insects, order Hymenoptera, in the UK and Ireland. Provides information on the society and its activities, with a photograph gallery.

Sawflies, Wasps, Bees and Ants: Order Hymenoptera

Photographs and information on the species found in the Brisbane area, Australia.

Common Missouri Spiders
United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

Family Vespidae: Paper Wasps and Potter Wasps

Photographs and information about some species found in the Brisbane area of Queensland, Australia.

United States

Illustrated article on the different groups of wasps, their avoidance and control, and the medical importance of stings and their treatment. [PDF]

Solitary Bees: An Addition to Honey Bees
United States

Articles on solitary bees in North America and how to raise and use them.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.