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... Acacias With Symbiotic Ants A Giraffe Browsing On Spiny South African Acacia The Incredible Fig/Fig Wasp Scenario Stranglers And Banyans: Remarkable Figs Fifteen of the more than 500 species ... would be produced (a catastrophe for the fig tree). Figs Of The Holy Land The Calimyrna Fig And Its Wasp The Incredible Fig/Fig Wasp Scenario Wasp Pollination Patterns In Dioecious Figs Stranglers And Banyans: ...
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Genetic Extra Credit LM 53-54
... Fig And Fig Wasp Symbiosis Gall Flowers & Fig Wasp Pollination Calimyrna Fig And Its Pollinator Wasp Evolution Of Dioecious Fig Species Pollination Patterns In Dioecious Figs Sex Determination In The Common Fig ...
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THE PUZZLE OF THE FIG
... also pineapple and banana). Fig pollen is transferred from male flowers (stamens) to female flowers (pistils) by an insect called a fig wasp (Blastophaga). Entomologists have learned that fig wasps overwinter as larvae in ... extra flavor, it is true that the skeleton of a female wasp plus some dead larvae of the next generation fig wasps occur in Smyrna figs; however, the consumer hardly notices these ...
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... picked prior to wasp emergence, and hung in baskets in trees. 2. Smyrna fig. Requires pollination for fruit set, but wasp does not oviposit ... basically of an ovary and a single style. Pollination: The fig wasp provides pollination of Smyrna figs, but common figs are parthenocarpic ... The opening at the apex is an "ostiole", through which fig wasp crawls to enter, lay eggs, and pollinate. Milky sap or ...
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Deciduous Fruit for North Florida
... , are best-adapted to Florida. Some fig cultivars require cross-pollination by a special wasp that is not present in Florida, and should not be planted because the fruits fall before maturing. Fig trees grow vigorously ... of the southern United States. In Florida's humid climate, fig rust should be controlled by spraying. A fruit weevil, which cannot ...
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Fauna of Roosevelt, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Fund for Roosevelt, Inc., Vertebrates, Reptiles, Amphibians, Mammals, Birds, Mollusks, Insects, Arachnids, Bibliography, Beetles, Butterflies, Dragonflies, Damselflies, Ticks, Wasps, Bees, Ants
... Fly] Neolecanium cornuparvum (Thro) - Fig. DI-2 [Magnolia Scale] Image shows association of plant, scale insect, a black mildew on honeydew exuded by scale, & a wasp eating honeydew. ... faced Hornet] Megabombus pennsylvanicus (De Geer) [Bumble Bee] Polistes ?fuscatus (Fabricius) [Common Paper Wasp] Sphecius speciosus (Drury) [Cicada Killer] Xylocopa sp. [Large Carpenter Bee] species of Cynipidae ...
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FIG Fruit Facts
... the common fig the flowers are all female and need no pollination. There are 3 other types, the caprifig which has male and female flowers requiring visits by a tiny wasp, Blastophaga grossorum; the Smyrna fig, needing cross-pollination by caprifigs in order to develop normally; and the San Pedro fig which is intermediate, its first crop independent like the common fig, its ...
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Questions On Slugs
... spray of insecticidal soap. Q: While paging through some new garden catalogs, I read that fig trees can be grown in pots, then moved inside for the winter. Will this really ... on its effectiveness. I, too, am glad that you called a service to remove the wasp nest! I have been stung by those characters and the thought of that many being ...
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Asparagus Beetle
... the common asparagus beetle is more prevalent and causes more damage. Fig. 1. Common asparagus beetle Fig. 2. Common asparagus beetle larva Fig. 3. Spotted asparagus beetle Both asparagus beetle adults are -inch ... nectar or pollen in the garden. A tiny (less than 1/8-inch) metallic green wasp, Tetrastichus asparagi, parasitizes asparagus beetle eggs. You may notice these wasps when working in your ...
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Floridata: Ficus benghalensis
... Topper wildflower seeds with every bulb order. Ficus benghalensis Common Names: banyan, Bengal fig, Indian fig, East Indian fig Family: Moraceae (mulberry family) Get link to Profile# 802 (click for data ... Features The fig "fruit" is actually a hollow, globular receptacle with hundreds of small fleshy flowers facing each other on the inside. Figs are pollinated by a tiny specialized wasp that ...
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