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  1. Insect Scourge

    Date released
    22 Oct 1931
    Series name
    Universal News
    Issue no
    134
    NoS ID
    138252
    Story no
    7 / 8
    Extras
    1 commentary sheet

    Plague of locusts in Belgian Congo.

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  2. The Insect War: Poisonous Plants

    Date released
    1978
    Series name
    Living Tomorrow
    Issue no
    227
    NoS ID
    352320
    Story no
    4 / 4

    COI synopsis: Man, in his attempts to dominate the planet, has a rival; it means a continuing, unceasing battle for survival. It’s the insect war. To win it we need a continuous supply of new ideas. An...

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    Date released
    31 May 1923
    Series name
    Around The Town
    Issue no
    183
    NoS ID
    330269
    Story no
    2 / 5

    NoS synopsis: an excerpt from The Insect Play now running.

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    Date released
    24 Oct 1927
    Series name
    Pathe Pictorial
    Issue no
    499
    NoS ID
    347839
    Story no
    5 / 6

    NoS synopsis: nature study of an insect-killing plant

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  5. Safety in Storage (1964 Film, Video)

    Subject
    Technology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Describes various insect pests and the damage these can cause to stored foodstuffs. Shows the work of the Cooper Technical Bureau in developing and testing insecticides to prevent infestation of stored...

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  6. Insect Diversity (1991 Video)

    Producer
    Hendrik Ball; Rissa de la Paz
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 23 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Uses examples from various insect orders to show the basic design of a hard outer skeleton, jointed legs and specialised mouthparts serves a wealth of different lifestyles. Contrasts the life histories of...

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  7. Insect Hormones: The Control of Moulting (1991 Video)

    Producer
    Andrew Crilly
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

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  8. Insect Dissection (2013)

    Producer
    Marcus Herbert
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 50 minutes), £195.00

    Through a series of dissections combined with state-of-the-art imaging techniques, the programme examines insect anatomy at micro level. Insects outnumber humans by 200 million to one and are the supreme...

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  9. Sexual Selection and Speciation: Behaviour Studies on Hawaiian Picture Wings and Their Potential in a Med Fly Eradication Program (1992 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 40 min., 1998 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Discusses the factors for new species formation, using as the example the Hawaiian ‘Drosophila’, the so-called ‘picture-wings’. Considers the biological control of the Mediterranean fruit fly in...

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  10. Cell Behaviour in Insect Blood (1972 Film)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    One of the factors affecting the behaviour of cultured insect blood is the adhesiveness of the cells to objects in their environment. Study is made of the haematocytes, when cultured on glass, with one...

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