UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

Natural enemies--the good guys

Natural enemies are organisms that kill, or reduce the ability to reproduce, or otherwise reduce the numbers of another organism.  Natural enemies are important for managing pest insects using the least toxic methods.  Natural enemies of insect and mite pests include predators, parasites, and pathogens.

Resources

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natural enemies book

To purchase this book go to the UC ANR catalog.

Go to Google Books to read a preview of the Natural Enemies Handbook.


ANR = free publication from the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Catalog
PN = free publication from UC Integrated Pest Management
EHN = Environmental Horticulture Notes from the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
GN = Garden Notes from the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

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