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Lepidoptera of the vine

Lepidoptera of the vine

Lepidoptera of the vine The vine is a commonly cultivated plant, both for the production of grapes to be consumed fresh and for the production of wine; this plant could be attacked by different types of parasitic insects, such as vine moths, which can cause more or less serious damage to crops.

Horsetail - Equisetum arvense

Horsetail - Equisetum arvense

Widespread in Europe, at the edges of streams or small streams, horsetail is a plant used since ancient times in herbal medicine and traditional Mediterranean medicine; it is a perennial plant, which loses the aerial part during the cold season, but keeps small rhizomes in the ground, which will sprout at the arrival of spring.

Dog breeds: Dogo Argentino

Dog breeds: Dogo Argentino

Origin, classification and history Origin: Argentina FCI classification: Group 2 - pinscher, schnauzer, molossoid and Swiss cattle dogs The selection of the Argentine Dogo begins at the end of the nineteenth century in the province of Còrdoba, north-west of Buenos Aires Aires. An attempt was made to select a fighting dog that could be somewhere between the "Bulldog" and the "Mastiff".

Agricultural entomology: Cidia or chestnut worm

Agricultural entomology: Cidia or chestnut worm

Classification and host plantsClass: InsectsOrder: LepidopteraSuborder: HeteroneursFamily: TortricidesGender: CydiaSpecies: C. splendana HübnerBeographical reference: "Phytopathology, agricultural entomology and applied biology" - M.Ferrari, E.Marcon, A.Menta; School edagricole - RCS Libri spaGuest plants: Chestnut, Oak Identification and damage.

Types of soil

Types of soil

Characteristics of sandy soil The soil, or soil, is defined as the superficial part of the earth's crust which, having undergone a process of disintegration and sedimentation, is able to offer habitability and nutrition to plants. There are various types of terrain with different characteristics.

Mushrooms: Clavariadelphus truncatus

Mushrooms: Clavariadelphus truncatus

Class: Basidiomyomycetes Scientific name: Clavariadelphus truncatus (Quél.) Donk Synonym: Clavaria truncata Morphological characteristics Carpus: 3-8 cm wide, 5-15 cm high, conical, turbinate, with the convex upper part then flattened, slightly depressed at the end, irregular, wrinkled , pale yellow at the beginning then bright yellow or orange, with the furrowed-lobed margin, protruding, sterile like the whole upper surface.