A Promising New Parasitoid Drills Down on Emerald Ash Borers
In a recent study, the wasp Spathius galinae successfully established wild populations and outperformed other parasitoids in attacking invasive emerald ash borers in three northeastern states in the U.S. Researchers say it could become a useful biological control agent to protect native ash trees.
A New Parasitoid Wasp from Russia May Help the Fight Against Emerald Ash Borer
By Ed Ricciuti Scientists working on environmentally friendly ways to combat insect pests continually quest for biological control’s version of a better mousetrap: natural enemies of a harmful species that […]
Falling Temperatures Do Not Necessarily Mean Fewer Insects
While it's true that insects will die if exposed to very cold temperatures for prolonged periods of time, many are still able to survive