Beetles may be silver bullet for Tableland soils

March 15th, 2021

The Express Newspaper, Other, 12/03/2021, Sally Turley
Discoveries being made by local research group, “Dung Beetles on the Atherton Tablelands: Identification and Location” (DBID), could have huge benefits for the local beef and dairy industries. […] “A single cow pad can attract 2000 bush flies and CSIRO staff who had worked on the Dung Beetle buffalo fly program in Queensland, have stated that buffalo fly survival during experimental work had been reduced by 80% to 90% due to Dung Beetle activities.”

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