Two biocontrol agents for effective control of fungus gnats

Two biological control agents including beneficial Steinernema feltiae nematodes and predatory mites, Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Hypoaspis miles) have potential to control fungus gnats

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Now is the time to stop overwintering of small hive beetles

Overwintering stages of small hive beetles Only adults of the small hive beetles, Aethina tumida (Photo 1) can survive as…

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

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

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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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Control Strawberry root weevil with Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes

Damage caused by strawberry root weevils Strawberry root weevils (Otiorhynchus ovatus) cause serious damage to strawberries. The adults of strawberry…

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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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