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A visitor to Caleva uses innovative Caleva technology to help investigations into the control of leaf cutting ants in Costa Rica

Ms Catherine Jimenez from the Laboratorio do Biotechnologia, Universidad de Costa Rica is working in collaboration with a company to produce a novel ant bait for use against a major agricultural pest.

The requirements for the study was to have available a laboratory extruder that would be able to produce extrudate not only of different diameters but also of different densities. Using a...