Don’t kill the miller moths

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Sometimes, patience isn’t a virtue. For example, when there are hundreds of moths in your kitchen. Especially when they’re uninvited. Miller moths have been known to gather in huge groups, and, traditionally, the method of removing them was quite brutal: using light and high-frequency sounds to lure the moths into their demise—soap and water. However, there’s a new solution on the block: pheromones. Pheromones (A.K.A. “sex chemicals”) are used by farmers to confuse moths; “Smelling love everywhere, the moths are unable to locate suitable mates. Populations crash within a generation.” Read full article here

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