Come summertime, fruit flies arrive in droves. They’re drawn in by the smell of fruit – and by the fungi and other microorganisms that produce rot. The standard fruit fly, or Drosophila melanogaster, can smell food from more than a kilometer away, and there’s little that can stop them from […]
The most common fruit flies in kitchens are Drosophila melanogaster – and while they don’t pose much of a health threat, they’re very annoying. Simple DIY apple cider vinegar traps, in which flies find their way in, then drown when they can’t get out, work well. To prevent fruit flies, […]
Helping tackle one of the big problems of Australia's rural regions.