Latest News for September 2nd, 2022

Avocado Seed Weevil

The scent that could save California’s avocados

UCR NEWS - UC Riverside scientists are on the hunt for a chemical that disrupts “evil” weevils’ mating and could prevent them from destroying California’s supply of avocados. Avocado weevils, small beetles with long snouts, drill through fruit to lay eggs. The weevil grubs or larvae bore into avocado seeds to feed, rendering everyone’s favorite...
By Jules Bernstein | UCR News |
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