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Farming Life

Farming Life
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:18:45 -0700

Flystrike is a major welfare concern and an important cause of ill thrift in individual affected sheep. Blowfly strike is very common in the UK; it affects more than 75 percent of farms, where an average of 1.5 per cent of ewes and three per cent of ...
 
TheSheepSite
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 01:37:59 -0700

GLOBAL - Whether you are in the southern or northern hemisphere, flystrike can affect flocks. European farmers contend with Lucilia sericata flies, while in Australia, South Africa and the US, the pest is Lucilia cuprina. Elise Brown explores the ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 03:16:43 -0700

Dr Anstead said the findings, published in the journal Nature Communications on Thursday, are likely to have wider implications given the blowfly shares genes with its cousin Lucilia sericata, a fly which causes problems in the European agricultural ...

Natural History Museum (blog)

Natural History Museum (blog)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700

Greenbottle blowfly, Lucilia sericata confocal microscope high power image and false colour sclerites. We have rotated the original to give three dimensionality. The red wavelength was selected, as this is the wavelength that gave most autofluorescence ...

Daily Press

Daily Press
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:03:11 -0800

When you hear the name, skunk cabbage, you instinctively wrinkle your nose, thinking it smells bad. You're so right. This first flowering plant of spring doesn't exactly smell good. "The flowers of skunk cabbage have no colorful petals to attract ...

Monthly Prescribing Reference

Monthly Prescribing Reference
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 07:51:55 -0800

BioBag incorporates Larval Therapy, which uses the living larvae of the greenbottle fly Lucilia sericata to physically remove unviable tissue and bacteria from non-healing wounds. The proteolytic enzymes from the larvae break down all the devitalized ...

PCT Magazine

PCT Magazine
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:33:45 -0700

In the United States, the blow fly Lucilia sericata has been reported as causing facultative myiasis on several occasions. Another blow fly, Chrysomya rufifacies, has been introduced into the United States from the Australasian region and is also known ...

Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:56:15 -0700

She raises the European green blowflies, Lucilia sericata, in her backyard insectary and is the only person supplying them in New Zealand. The rotting cat food is gobbled up by the maggots before they transform into pupae and then hatch into the next ...
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