On the front lines of an invasion

Date posted: July 13, 2012

Hannah BurrackPhoto courtesy of N.C. State News ServicesHannah Burrack adjusts the focus on a microscope in her entomology lab, bringing a curiously scruffy female fruit fly into view.

A new invasive pest from Asia likes fruits and berries as much as you do. A Cooperative Extension entomologist at is working to stop the hungry fruit fly, or at least slow it down. Read more in N.C. State’s Bulletin: http://www.ncsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/bulletin/2012/06/invasion/.

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