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Posts Tagged: biological control

Insect Pests on Citrus Trees

Asian citrus psyllid adult and eggs on young citrus leaves. <br>(Credit: M. Lewis, CISR)

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Backyard Helpers

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Lawn with weeds. (Cheryl Wilen)

[From the UC Weed Science blog] In what has been dubbed “dandelion-gate,” members of...

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Wasps May Help in the Fight Against Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown marmorated stink bugs. [USDA]

From the UCANR Green Blog Scientists are rearing tiny Asian wasps in quarantine and evaluating...

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 9:05 AM

Biological Control Pest Note Revised

This green lacewing adult is a general predator that feeds on many soft-bodied insects.

Biological control is the beneficial action of predators, parasites, pathogens, and competitors in...

Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:10 AM
Tags: beneficials (1), biological control (5), Dreistadt (3), ipm (63), parasites (3), predators (2)

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