Field ecology studies on migratory locust

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report done on the project conducted to (1) study the biometrics and morphology of solitary and gregarious locust individuals of both sexes, (2) observe and measure rates of development of different life stages of locust in the field, (3) investigate the possible environmental and other factors that influence population development and shift from solitary to migratory phases, (4) study the ecology of breeding sites of locust, and (5) observe and understand the aggregation process, swarm...

Foodsafe video

submitted by: bccdc

Foodhandling safety risks at home are more common than you may think. The 4 easy lessons of this Be Foodsafe video are clean, separate, cook and chill ... (more info) (less info)

MWV Episode 33 - Food Safety 101

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Whether you are making lunch for work, school or a summer picnic, knowing what food to pack and how to prepare it can be the difference between enjoying your day or going home sick. From recent peanut butter and pistachio nut recalls to E. coli outbreaks associated with hamburger patties, people are increasingly concerned about the safety of the food they eat. Many illnesses can be prevented with proper food preparation and a clean kitchen. On this episode of MicrobeWorld Video, Chef Jim...

The One Health Initiative MWV18

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Ronald Atlas, former President for the American Society for Microbiology, discusses the new One Health Initiative that recognizes the inter-relationships among human, animal, and environmental health and seeks to enhance communication, cooperation, and collaboration in integrating these areas for the health and well-being of all species. Development of the One Health Initiative began in 2007 with the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) efforts to strengthen communications and...