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yellowjackets on hydrogel bait

yellowjackets on hydrogel bait

Existing baits for yellowjackets require the user to mix insecticide with their own meat bait, such as canned chicken, which can be messy. A new study, however, finds that a hydrogel substance provides an adequate tactile resemblance to meat to effectively bait yellowjackets in the same fashion. (Image originally published in Choe et al 2018, Journal of Economic Entomology)

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