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Thankful for Beneficials

Jumping spider

Thanksgiving is a time to gather together with family and friends. The occasion is usually centered...

Adult syrphid fly.
Adult syrphid fly.

Adult syrphid fly.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 2:03 PM
Tags: beneficial (10), insects (13), lady beetle (2), mites (1), natural enemies (9), predator (3), spiders (3), thankful (1), UC IPM (191)

Lady Beetle Releases for Aphid Control in Gardens: Do They Work?

Convergent lady beetle consuming an aphid.

Many retail nurseries and garden centers sell lady beetles for controlling aphids in gardens and...

Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Tags: aphid (4), lady beetle (2), ladybug (2), release (2)
 
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