Harmonia axyridis

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  • The Soybean Aphid, An Invasive Insect Of North America

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    The soybean aphid, Aphis glycines is an invasive insect in North America. Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Insecta, Order: Hemiptera, Family: Aphididae, Genus: Aphis, Species: A. glycines (“Soybean Aphid”). (Diers, et al. 2009) The soybean aphid is native to Asia and a common pest in China (“Soybean Aphid”). Asian countries that experience the soybean aphid as an occasional pest are Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand (“Soybean Aphid”)

  • The Green Movement

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    While this has been the generation where the ‘green movement’ has flourished [Birkland], the growth of industry as well as a lack of proper environmental education, has sparked an increase in wildlife-threatening pollution and litter. [Siegel]. The general population underestimates the effect that “just one bottle” thrown onto the side of the road will have on the planet and its inhabitants in the long run, favoring the convenience of littering over the well-being of the Earth as a whole. This problem

  • Impacts On Insect Bio Ecology

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    Impacts on insect bio-ecology Phonological asynchrony The major impact of elevated temperature is the associated advancement in the phenology of life history events for many plant and animal species which ultimately results in disruption of synchrony between the interacting pairs. Especially the specialists are more affected than generalist species. For example the spatial mismatch between the monophagous insect Boloria titania (Esper) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) and its larval host Polygonum bistortad

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