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Utah Nursery Pests and Prey References and Resources

Utah Nursery Pests  and Prey
References and Resources
Alison Kutz

Aphids and their Natural Enemies

A very good 5 pg document by Utah State Extension Service:


Greenhouse Biocontrol  in Utah

Very nicely assembled basic biocontrol work book , covering the beneficial insects and the pests that they target. Marion Murray, Utah State University. ( USDA Specialty block grant funding.)


Collops beetle: natural predator in field crops

Western Farm Press Descriptive article on Predator Beetles


Photos ID for Beetles and other insects in the state of Utah


Update on Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Progress in Biocontrol:

video on trapping:


USDA- Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Technical Notes

Plants for Pollinators in the Inland Northwest / Technical  Note No.  24

Fantastic guide for those in northern Utah, which includes info on  the specific  beneficial insects utilize which native plants, with great descriptions and notes on seed stratification and much more. Highly recommended.


How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides

Pacific Northwest Extension Publication – PNW 591

Team project between WSU, OSU and U of Idaho

Toxicity tables for Active Ingredients in many common pesticides used in Ag and nursery production the residuals  affect bees.