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‘Insect factory’ plagued by woes

12 Feb 2018, Posted by admin in News, Science and Environmental Issues, State News

N.J. pest-fighting laboratory long overdue for renovation

There’s a place in New Jersey where bugs are not swatted, trapped or flushed but instead, counted, fed and cared for. Unfortunately, the bugs are in better condition than the building that houses them.

The Phillip Alampi Beneficial Insect Rearing Laboratory (PABIL) has been fostering helpful insects since its construction in 1985. But in recent years, while still structurally sound, the lab is in serious need of an upgrade if it is to fulfill its mission

Click here to read the full story from the Star Ledger/NJ Spotlight.

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