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National Insect Week returns in 2020

The University of Reading - School of Agriculture, Policy and Development

The University of Reading - School of Agriculture, Policy and Development

The University of Reading’s Centre for Agri-Environmental Research conducts inter-disciplinary scientific research to reconcile the often-conflicting demands of agricultural production and environmental protection. Its focus is on the inter-relationships between agricultural land-use and biodiversity, and current research is examining the declines of pollinators in the UK, the cause of these declines and the projected impact on UK society.

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Shapely antennae

Antennal shape reflects insect ecology, male moths have feathery antennae to detect female pheromones at night.

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