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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Biocontrol of thrips with Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes

What are beneficial entomopathogenic Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes? Beneficial entomopathogenic Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes are microscopic and thread like roundworms (Photo 1).…

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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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Steinernema carpocapsae nematode controls over thirty two pests

Important facts of beneficial entomopathogenic┬áSteinernema carpocapsae┬ánematodes- BugsForGrowers.com   Beneficial Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes are active at many temperatures but most effective…

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