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Flowering plants attract pollinating insects with scent from their flowers and bright colors. If they have become infested with herbivores like caterpillars, they attract beneficial insects like parasitic wasps with the help of scent signals from their leaves.
Many people think of stink bugs as pests, especially as the brown marmorated stink bugs spreads throughout the U.S.
Otho’s Pest Management explores the effectiveness of organic pest control methods.
Diverse biofuel plantings such as native prairie attract more beneficial insects than do single crops such as corn.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.