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How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides Erik Johansen and Judy Wu-Smart Latest review—March 2021 Substantial portions of this article are taken from How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides (PNW 591), written by Louisa Hooven, Ramesh Sagili and ...
Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Pests Natalia Bjorklund, Katie Lamke, Surabhi Gupta Vakil, and Judy Wu-Smart Revised:  March 2021 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the ...
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Alkali Bee Pests Kayla Mollet, Surabhi Gupta Vakil, and Judy Wu-Smart Revised:  March 2021 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal ...
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Blue Orchard Bee (Osmia lignaria) Pests Katie Lamke and Judy Wu-Smart Revised:  March 2021 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal ...
Honey Bee Pests Walter S. Sheppard Revised:  March 2021 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal document. Read the product label before ...
Alfalfa leafcutting bee-Chalcid wasp Includes Monodontomerus obscurus, M. montivaga, M. osmiae, and Pteromalus venustus Pest description and damage Chalcid wasps (males: 2-3 mm, females: 3-4 mm) are metallic blue or green with red eyes. Female wasps ...
Alkali bee-Black oil beetle Meloe niger Pest description and damage One of the blister beetles, the black oil beetle is a predator of all larval stages of the alkali bee, destroys eggs and feeds on host resources. Black oil beetles (8-18 mm) are wingless ...
Alkali bee-Bomber fly Heterostylum robustum Pest description and damage The bomber fly is an external parasite that feeds on mature alkali bee larvae. Bomber flies are very hairy, similar in size to the alkali bee, and usually brown to white in color with ...
Alkali bee-Pavement ant Tetramorium caespitum Pest description and damage Pavement ants (2-3 mm) are dark brown with paler legs and antennae. Ant nests can be found in exposed soils, under pavement or stones and in alkali bee beds. Ants will actively kill ...