Dr. Richard Keller
More as a sidebar to yesterday’s post than anything.
It is incredibly difficult to kill maggots. Typical “bug” sprays don’t work. Bleach doesn’t work. Hydrochloric Acid doesn’t work. Salt doesn’t work. They don’t drown in
Ladybird larvae cling to leaves as they prepare to change into their adult form. Our potatoes... any passing predator.
The larvae need aphids to feed on and so I am glad that our broad beans were covered...
Superbugs to cure superbugs! No ...by
Superbugs to cure superbugs! Not ready for prime time yet, 20 maggots for one drop of solution, I guess thank goodness maggots are in high supply, and maybe demand soon. BD
Leeches are back in the news...a ...by
Leeches are back in the news...and maybe maggots too? Companies such as BioMonde (Korea) Co. Ltd. are hoping to capitalize on the use of medical maggots....one script for 16 leeches and 44 maggots please...BD
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Maggots clean ulcers quickly ...by
Dr. Rubens D.
These reports are based on a randomised controlled trial that compared loose larvae, bagged larvae and hydrogel in treating leg ulcers in 267 patients in the UK. This good-quality study...