How did the zebra get its stripes? The fashionable patterned coat protects the animal from horsefly bites by disorienting the flies during the landing process, research has shown.
Limonene and linalool are both natural chemicals found in plants that can kill fleas on contact, says Michael Merchant, Ph.D., professor and extension urban entomologist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
Homeowners who have been seeing more rats than usual during quarantine can follow a few simple steps to avoid an infestation.
Perfect for small spaces, air plants in a hanging planter look great without creating clutter. Plus, they may even help with their study habits.
Despite the potential for the insects to establish and spread, it is still too early to tell whether or not this will be the case, said David Ragsdale, Ph.D.
It’s time to check your trees.
To identify problems with trees, Texas A&M Forest Service forester Matthew Weaver recommends homeowners pay close attention to leaf color.
Researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center in Uvalde have been busy uncovering what humic substances bring to the mix.
A recently funded Texas A&M AgriLife study will determine differences in nitrogen requirements between Brahman type cattle and other cattle.
Mysterious seeds that appear to be shipped from China are showing up in at least 28 states in the United States and in Britain.