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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 prey on aphids and other soft-bodied insects. However, lady beetles are not the only beneficial predators that can be found in your garden and...

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:06 PM
Tags: aphids (42), assassin (2), beneficial predators (1), garden (46), insects (65), landscape (25), pesticides (28), pirate (1), predaceous ground beetle (1), spiders (22), UC IPM (225), wasp (6)

Leaffooted Plant Bug

Adult leaffooted bugs. [D.R. Haviland]

If you've noticed some odd-looking bugs in your garden or landscape recently, you might have leaffooted bugs. These medium to large sized insects feed on certain fruits, fruiting vegetables, nuts and ornamental plants. Life Cycle Adult females can lay...

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 9:29 AM
Tags: assassin (2), bug (6), citrus (30), leaffooted (4), pest (75), Pomegranates (9), Tomatoes (11), UCIPM (66)
 
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