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Posts Tagged: assassin

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 (10), assassin (2), beneficial predators (1), garden (37), insects (16), landscape (44), pesticides (30), pirate (1), predaceous ground beetle (1), spiders (4), UC IPM (257), wasp (3)

Leaffooted Plant Bug

Adult leaffooted bugs. [D.R. Haviland]

If you've noticed some odd-looking bugs in your garden or landscape recently, you might have...

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 9:29 AM
Tags: assassin (2), bug (6), citrus (18), leaffooted (4), pest (98), Pomegranates (2), Tomatoes (3), UCIPM (72)
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