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Targeting Lygus Bugs

Lygus bug (Lygus hesperus) is a major agricultural pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've ever grown strawberries, you're probably familiar with what the lygus bug does. This major agricultural pest is one of the causes of those...

Lygus bug (Lygus hesperus) is a major agricultural pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lygus bug (Lygus hesperus) is a major agricultural pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lygus bug (Lygus hesperus) is a major agricultural pest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 8:10 PM

Looking for Lygus

Lygus Bug

Frances Sivakoff knows a lygus bug when she sees one. Sivakoff (right), a doctoral candidate in the UC Davis Department of Entomology, won a 2010...

Lygus Bug
Lygus Bug

LYGUS BUG, a serious pest of such crops as cotton, alfalfa and strawberries, is also commonly found in the garden. This one is on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pest Perch
Pest Perch

LYGUS BUG, shown here perched on a Mexican hat flower in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at the Harry H. Laidlaw Research Facility, UC Davis, is a serious pest of many crops. It pierces plant tissues, sucking the sap. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 6:37 PM
 
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