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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Both adults and larvae are very effective natural enemies of mealybugs and many species of soft scale insects... Large cryptolaemus larvae can consume adult mealybugs... Larvae grow to 13mm long and are covered in waxy filaments...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Both adults and larvae are very effective natural enemies of mealybugs and many species of soft scale insects... Large cryptolaemus larvae can consume adult mealybugs... Larvae grow to 13mm long and are covered in waxy filaments...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The findings are from a nationally coordinated project supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) which aims to understand which landscape features contribute to the control of pest populations in crops... Ms Micic said that data taken from remnant vegetation in WA showed that insect pests were more likely to be found on weeds, while beneficial species were more likely to be found on native plant species... "Remnant bushland containing few weeds may reduce the number of pest species and at least delay the build-up of pests in crops during the growing season," she said...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Larva of noctuids* (noctuids include helicoverpa, armyworms, cutworms and loopers).. Generalist predator, including moths, larvae, eggs, bug nymphs and other spiders.. The group includes helicoverpa (heliothis), armyworms and loopers...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Larva of noctuids* (noctuids include helicoverpa, armyworms, cutworms and loopers).. Generalist predator, including moths, larvae, eggs, bug nymphs and other spiders.. The group includes helicoverpa (heliothis), armyworms and loopers...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Larva of noctuids* (noctuids include helicoverpa, armyworms, cutworms and loopers).. Generalist predator, including moths, larvae, eggs, bug nymphs and other spiders.. The group includes helicoverpa (heliothis), armyworms and loopers...
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