[NAFEX] Cornell Article

Jim Fruth jimfruth at charter.net
Fri Jul 10 08:42:10 EDT 2009


Some of My Best Friends are Insects, (pp.4-6) by Art Agnello, Entomology 
Dept., Cornell

University - NY State Ag. Experiment Station.

>From Scaffolds Fruit Journal, July 6, 2009 (Vol. 18, #16):

www.nysaes.cornell.edu/ent/scaffolds/2009/090706.pdf

The article begins....

"There are many insects present in apple orchards that provide a benefit to 
growers by feeding on pest

species. It is important that growers and orchard managers be able to 
recognize these natural enemies,

so that they are not mistaken for pests. The best way to conserve beneficial 
insects is to spray only

when necessary and to use materials that are less toxic to them."

Go to the above website to read more.




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