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  1. Blackfly Foam

    Date released
    1977
    Series name
    Living Tomorrow
    Issue no
    215
    NoS ID
    325911
    Story no
    2 / 3

    COI synopsis: In the African tropics, men toil on the fertile banks of rivers in the hope of feeding their families. The price they pay is blindness. They are bitten by blackflies - a disease-carrying insect...

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  2. Carnivorous Insects (1961 Film)

    Director
    Professor Richard
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    A survey of the many carnivorous forms of insect life. With French commentary.*

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  3. Cabbage Root Fly Bites The Dust

    Date released
    1969
    Series name
    Tomorrow Today
    Issue no
    7
    NoS ID
    350760
    Story no
    2 / 4

    COI synopsis: As insects develop immunity - insecticides have to be made more and more powerful threatening all forms of wildlife. Now experiments with a sterilising agent in food successfully used on the...

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  4. Smaller And Better: Leaf Cutting Ants

    Series name
    Living Tomorrow
    Issue no
    159
    NoS ID
    325675
    Story no
    3 / 4

    COI synopsis: It isn’t always a case of the bigger the better; sometimes it’s an advantage to be small. In this issue we look at the benefits of being smaller rather than larger, of using less instead of...

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  5. Darwin and the Insects of Brazil (1958 Film)

    Producer
    H B D Kettlewell
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Study of insect adaptation, with reference to the voyage of the ‘Beagle’ in 1831, which took Darwin to Brazil. Produced for the Darwin-Wallace centenary of 1958.

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  6. Alder Woodwasp and Its Insect Enemies, The (1960 Film)

    Director
    E R Skinner; G H Thompson
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    The inter-relationships between the alder wood-wasp and four hymenopterous parasites are shown in detail. Two of the methods of parasitism were new to science when the film was made.

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  7. Potato Cyst Eelworm (1971 Film)

    Subject
    Agriculture; Biology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    The life cycle of the eelworm, method of control by crop rotation, use of resistant varieties of potato.*

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  8. Cane Toads (1987 Video)

    Subject
    Agriculture; Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 46 min.

    Tongue-in-cheek study of cane toads, originally imported into Queensland in 1935 from Hawaii to save the sugar crop from destruction by the greyback beetle. The toads bred rapidly and became an agricultural...

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  9. Bees

    Date released
    1976
    Series name
    London Line
    Issue no
    533A
    NoS ID
    350616
    Story no
    1 / 1

    COI synopsis: For thousands of years one of the most valuable insects has been the honeybee, farmed throughout the world for its yields of honey and wax. Today, it has an increasingly important role to play...

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  10. When Bee Meets Bee (Bee Behaviour at the Hive Entrance) (1953 Film)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    The normal and alerted colony; the procedure at the hive entrance when strangers enter the hive. I

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