How to Prevent Overwintering of Japanese Beetle Grubs Organically?

Preventing of Overwintering of Japanese Beetle (watch YouTube video) Currently, beneficial entomopathogenic nematodes (Photo 1) such as Heterorhabditis bacteriophora and…

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When is the best time to control grubs of May-June beetles with beneficial nematodes?

What are May/June Beetles? May-June beetles (Phyllophaga crinita) and Green June beetles (Cotinis nitida) are the most damaging pests of…

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Now is the time to stop emergence of May/June beetles

Biological control In order to stop the emergence of adults of May/June beetles (Phyllophaga spp.), their mature grubs and pupae…

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Stop Future Generations of Japanese Beetles Biologically

To stop incidence of future generations of Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica), treat turfgrass with beneficial entomopathogenic Heterorhabditis bacteriophora nematodes twice…

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Simultaneous release of beneficial nematodes and predatory mites enhances thrip control

Damage caused by the western flower thrips The western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) are one of the most damaging pests…

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Now is the best time to stop emergence of Japanese beetles from their pupae

Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) adults are oval shaped, 1.5-inch long and shiny metallic-green in color (Photo 1). The mature grubs…

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Heterorhabditis bacteriophora for control of European chafer beetles

Heterorhabditis bacteriophora¬†are beneficial entomopathogenic nematodes that are effective against European chafer beetles Description European chafer beetles (Rhizotrogus majalis, Order: Coleoptera)…

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