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Leafhoppers on plants

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

You may see leafhoppers in your garden or landscape this time of year as they hop about feeding on...

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

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: bleaching (1), honeydew (8), leafhoppers (2), leaves (1), management (41), plant (2), predators (2), sooty mold (4), spots (1), stipple (1), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (0), assassin (0), beneficial predators (0), garden (0), insects (0), landscape (0), pesticides (0), pirate (0), predaceous ground beetle (0), spiders (0), UC IPM (0), wasp (0)

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 (62), parasites (2), predators (2)
 
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