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Holes in the pattern

“When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”  -  Franklin D. Roosevelt Oh no, not again.  I’m feeling more and more like a…
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July 12, 2018
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FAQs about eyeworms

These frequently asked questions were gleaned from our Facebook page. How do quail become infected with eyeworms?  Quail must consume an infected “intermediate host” (e.g., grasshopper, cricket, cockroach).  Once inside the…
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June 19, 2018
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Eyeworm Update

“Anyone who thinks we don’t have a problem with eyeworms should ‘open their eyes.” – Joe Crafton “Tell me, and I forget.  Show me, and I remember.  Involve me, and…
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June 15, 2018
Articles

Spotlight on Predation

“For a Central American dictator he died a natural death—he was shot in the back.”  - Will Rogers Few quail die of old age.  Most die before seeing their first…
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March 12, 2018
MediaParasite Work

A Closer Look at Bobwhite Parasites

The most important advance in 80-plus years in our understanding of bobwhite quail ecology—or, more to the point, bobwhite quail mortality—has been the discovery that a certain parasitic eyeworm, Oxyspirura petrowi, not…
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March 1, 2018
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