IPM Resources January 2015

The double helix of DNA. Source: iStock.

29 plant species are deterred from flourishing in close proximity to black walnut, Juglans nigra, and butternut, Juglans cinerea.
http://neipmc.org/go/KrgN/

27 known and novel viruses were found in New York City rats. Urban rats are reservoirs for microbes that may affect human health.
http://neipmc.org/go/SBaH/

125,000 cases of Lyme disease were confirmed in the U.S. in five recent years. Find tick tips as well as a guide to preventing Lyme.
http://neipmc.org/go/YANk/

— by CHRIS GONZALES


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