Beneficial Insects for Natural Pest Control: Scouting Guides

Goldenrod soldier beetle by Judy Gallagher / Wikimedia Commons

Beneficial insects like predatory ground beetles and wasps, spiders, and lady beetles can provide important natural pest control in a farm or garden setting. Our scouting guides are designed to help you assess the presence of predatory organisms where they hunt or rest – in soils, on vegetation, or on flowers.

For more information about natural pest control visit our Conservation Biological Control page.


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