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Updated: July 22, 2021

Tachinid Flies and Other Natural Enemies of Japanese Beetles

Natural enemies of Japanese beetles include tachinid flies, spiders, assassin bugs, predatory sting bugs, and birds.
Updated: February 3, 2021

Biological Control of Aphids Using Banker Plants

Using banker plants to host parasitic wasps, Aphidius spp. to control aphids in the greenhouse.
Updated: January 27, 2021

Recognizing and Preventing Internal Parasites (Worms) in Small Flocks

Internal parasites (worms) can affect all types of poultry. They are found throughout the world and can cause production losses and increased mortality in flocks. Commercial poultry producers use confinement to help prevent infections from internal parasites. Free-range backyard flocks may acquire these parasites as they interact with the environment.