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Posts Tagged: aphids

Beneficial Predators Fight Garden Pests

Lady beetle life cycle (clockwise) eggs, larva, pupa, adult.

You're probably familiar with lady beetles (aka lady bugs), common beneficial insect predators that...

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:06 PM
Tags: aphids (9), assassin (2), beneficial predators (1), garden (32), insects (14), landscape (38), pesticides (28), pirate (1), predaceous ground beetle (1), spiders (4), UC IPM (224), wasp (1)

Will Releasing Lady Beetles in Your Garden Control Aphids?

Convergent lady beetle eating an aphid. [J.K.Clark]

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

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 5:02 PM
Tags: aphids (9), control (50), lady beetles (3), ladybug (2), management (37), release (2), UC IPM (224)

Top 10 Garden and Landscape Pests

Ants

Download the free booklet at the bottom of the page! 1. Ants Most people deal with ants...

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 12:09 PM

New Mealybugs Pest Note!

Mealybug colony. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Have you ever had an infestation of mealybugs on your houseplants or outside on your landscape...

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 1:36 PM

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