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Biological Control & Ideas for Insects

Biological Control & Ideas for Insects

Good insects naturally occurring in your garden and farms can be invaluable for control of pests. Knowing how to protect them, promote them, and make them more effective can assist ...
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Insecticide Resistance Action Committee

Insecticide Resistance Action Committee

If you are using pesticides on a regular basis (i.e. a weekly rotation), it's vital that you rotate your chemicals in order to decrease the change of your pest becoming ...
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Quality Control of Biological Control

Quality Control of Biological Control

Unlike chemical insecticides, biological control products often contain a living organism. These living organisms are typically reared on artificial diets in controlled environments to sustain a high quality consistent product. However, ...
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Emerging insect threats for Texas Fruit

Emerging insect threats for Texas Fruit

Delivered to the attendees of the 2014 Texas Fruit Conference at College Station, this presentation discussed some of the emerging fruit pests in Texas that growers should be aware of ...
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Growing flowering plants that are safe for pollinators in the yard and garden

Growing flowering plants that are safe for pollinators in the yard and garden

A presentation delivered by Dr. David Smitley from Michigan State University (Department of Entomology) on "Growing Flowering Plants that are Safe for Pollinators in the Yard and Garden" presented at the 19th ...
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'Natural' Pesticides - Softer on good insects?

‘Natural’ Pesticides – Softer on good insects?

There is an increasing trend towards organic and natural products - from food, cosmetics, and even down to the choice in pesticides. It's not uncommon for people to lean towards ...
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What is the Six Legged Aggie Saying?