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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.

Did you know?

Chan's megastick

The longest recorded insect is Chan's megastick, a stick insect species from Borneo which can be up to 56.6cm long.

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