Predators offer growers free pest control. Learn how more about these important natural controls.
Insect Predators – photo gallery and information about common insect predators
Pest Predators – how Christmas tree predators utilize flowering ground covers in Christmas tree fields
Scouting for Christmas Tree Predators – how to scout for and recognize predators of twig aphids, spider mites, and biological control organisms for scales and especially elongate hemlock scale
Other On-Line Resources:
Biological control – Cornell University website on biological control
Bug of the week: Dustywings – includes video footage of larva from University of Maryland