Integrated Pest Management

5 Facts About Spider Mites

5 Facts About Spider Mites

1. Spider mites can range in color from greenish-yellow to deep red.   These colors are attributed to several factors, including diet and environmental conditions. The type of plant a spider mite...

5 Facts About Spider Mites

1. Spider mites can range in color from greenish-yellow to deep red.   These colors are attributed to several factors, including diet and environmental conditions. The type of plant a spider mite...

How to Prevent Spider Mites Naturally

How to Prevent Spider Mites Naturally

Preventing spider mites, Tetranychus urticae, effectively involves a combination of environmental management and biological control. Here's a detailed guide on how to prevent spider mites from becoming a problem in your...

How to Prevent Spider Mites Naturally

Preventing spider mites, Tetranychus urticae, effectively involves a combination of environmental management and biological control. Here's a detailed guide on how to prevent spider mites from becoming a problem in your...

Broad mites - Lifecycle, Damage, and Identification

Broad mites - Lifecycle, Damage, and Identifica...

Common Name: Broad mites Scientific Name: Polyphagotarsonemus latus Order and Family: Trombidiformes,  Tarsonemidae Broad mites (Polyphagotarsonemus latus) are highly polyphagous pests, infesting a wide variety of plant species. They affect over...

Broad mites - Lifecycle, Damage, and Identifica...

Common Name: Broad mites Scientific Name: Polyphagotarsonemus latus Order and Family: Trombidiformes,  Tarsonemidae Broad mites (Polyphagotarsonemus latus) are highly polyphagous pests, infesting a wide variety of plant species. They affect over...

foxglove aphid, aulacorthum solani

Foxglove Aphid: Lifecycle, Damage, and Identifi...

Common Name: Foxglove Aphid    Scientific Name: Aulacorthum solani     Order and Family: Hemiptera   The Foxglove aphid, Aulacorthum solani, a member of the Hemiptera family, thrives in the cooler...

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Foxglove Aphid: Lifecycle, Damage, and Identifi...

Common Name: Foxglove Aphid    Scientific Name: Aulacorthum solani     Order and Family: Hemiptera   The Foxglove aphid, Aulacorthum solani, a member of the Hemiptera family, thrives in the cooler...

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Life Cycle of the Green Lacewing

Life Cycle of the Green Lacewing

Chrysoperla carnea begins its life cycle with a unique 'song'. The adult male creates low-frequency vibrations by oscillating its abdomen, which is met with identical vibrations from the female. This...

Life Cycle of the Green Lacewing

Chrysoperla carnea begins its life cycle with a unique 'song'. The adult male creates low-frequency vibrations by oscillating its abdomen, which is met with identical vibrations from the female. This...

What is the difference between a predator, parasite, and parasitoid?

What is the difference between a predator, para...

In biocontrol, the terms 'parasitoid,' 'parasite,' and 'predator' refer to different types of organisms that play distinct roles in controlling pest populations. Parasites Parasites live at the expense of their...

What is the difference between a predator, para...

In biocontrol, the terms 'parasitoid,' 'parasite,' and 'predator' refer to different types of organisms that play distinct roles in controlling pest populations. Parasites Parasites live at the expense of their...