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    Pollinating Outdoor Crops Using Western Bumblebees

    Bumblebees have been successfully used worldwide for more than two decades for the pollination of protected crops, largely in greenhouse tomato production. In Europe,where growers can find native species on […]

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    A Mechanical Release System for Predator Insects

    Controlling the Colorado Potato Beetle The Colorado Potato Beetle (CPB) is a serious pest for potatoes.  Both adults and larvae feed on foliage and may skeletonize the crop.  Beetle populations […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Dicyphus hesperus Knight (Heteroptera, Miridae)

    Dicyphus hesperus Knight (Heteroptera, Miridae)

    Whitefly is a close relative of aphids, which suck the sap from plants. It is becoming a problematic greenhouse pest worldwide. Greenhouse crops such as tomato, cucumber, egg plant, gerbera, […]

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