Insects

Stephen Ward
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Discover the fascinating lives of insects and their close relatives, and their roles as pests, pollinators, parasitoids, and predators.

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IPM Insect Pests of Wheat

Presentation by Steve Van Vleet, Washington State University, Whitman County Extension

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Wheat Pests and Beneficial Insects

Presentation by Steven Van Vleet, WSU, on Insect Pests and Beneficial Insects in Wheat.

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Beneficial bats help control insects in the garden

Jun 15, 2018
Bats can eat their weight in insects in one day, providing important pest control.

By Kym Pokorny
Jun 15, 2018

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In droughty Klamath Falls, watering trees may help defend against bronze birch borer

Jun 29, 2017
Symptoms of the voracious insect appear for the first time in Klamath Falls

By Gail Wells
Jun 29, 2017

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Symphylans have invaded my garden, how can I get rid of them?

How do i get rid of symphylans? I have turned the dirt numerous times and treated with Bifenthrin as was directed by a soil expert at a local greenhouse ( 3 days ago) and they're still alive and well. Help!!! I am trying to get some of my cold crop starts in the ground, but want to get rid of these...

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