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3 Tips To Control Aquarium Algae

3 Tips To Control Aquarium Algae

VISIT MY FISHKEEPING WEBSITE: http://www.everydayaquariums.com/preventing-aquarium-algae/ What is algae? Algae is a photosynthetic organism that lives within our aquariums. There are many types of algae, but they share similar traits and can be generally encouraged or inhibited to grow in similar ways. Algae is a naturally occurring organism; it can and will enter every aquarium by …

Pest Sampling with a Sweep net

Pest Sampling with a Sweep net

My name is Scott Aiken, Extension Entomologist with the Cooperative Extension Service and today I’m going talk to you about proper use of a sweepnet for pest sampling. This is not a typical sweepnet but it’s very similar to the typical one you might find. This one is aluminum handled; a lot of them have …

Hosing off aphids

Hosing off aphids

Do you have large numbers of aphids on your garden plants? Before you grab a pesticide, try hosing them off with water. Hosing off aphids is one of the best ways to reduce their numbers while protecting your plants and the environment. Most types of garden hose nozzles can be used. For instance, twist nozzles …

How to Get Rid of Aphids Organically

How to Get Rid of Aphids Organically

Hi i’m Tricia and Organic gardener. I grow organically. For a healthy and safe food supply. For a clean and sustainable environment For an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Aphids will trouble most gardeners at some point. Although aphids will rarely kill a mature plant, they can carry diseases like cucumber mosaic, and they’ll attract ants. …

Controlling Algae in Farm Ponds

Controlling Algae in Farm Ponds

Hello, my name is Todd Sink and I’m the Fisheries Extension Specialist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. As you can see here it’s spring time in Texas most of the trees are beginning to bud out and most pond owners are once again getting back out to visit their ponds, and many of …

Dr. Michael Greger on Pandemic Prevention | Infectious Diseases, Aids, Climate Change, Influenza

Dr. Michael Greger on Pandemic Prevention | Infectious Diseases, Aids, Climate Change, Influenza

the two greatest threats facing humanity according to the United Nations are climate change and emerging infectious disease particularly pandemic influenza the current focus of pandemic discussions and debate understandably centers on what we in the public health community refer to as secondary prevention mediating the impact of the next pandemic an intervention analogous to …

Help track mosquitoes with your cellphone

Help track mosquitoes with your cellphone

You can tell mosquitos apart under a microscope — but it’s pretty tedious Or you can just listen to the beat of their wings Different species make a different sound — and it’s easy to capture even with a flip phone Now, mosquito spotters can upload their “songs” to a website that will identify and …