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A Big Cheer for a Crab Spider

A crab spider nails an agricultural pest, a lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What happened in our pollinator garden on June 3 probably would have promoted a standing ovation from agriculturists who grow cotton, strawberries, sugarbeets, tomatoes, beans, safflower, potatoes, and other crops. A crab spider nailed a major pest, a...

A crab spider nails an agricultural pest, a lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crab spider nails an agricultural pest, a lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A crab spider nails an agricultural pest, a lygus bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 4:37 PM
Tags: agriculturists (1), beans (1), beetles (7), berries (1), blanket flower (10), cotton (1), Gaillardia (16), Lygus bug (3), Lygus hesperus (3)

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 cat-faced strawberries you see in your garden or in the field. Cat-faced? Think misshapened, deformed or...

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 Robert and Peggy van den Bosch Memorial Scholarship for her work on the regional movement of the...

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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