Tips to help you control and prevent weeds on your lawn or alley, prevent or get rid of insects in your home, and finally control and keep away rats and mice.
For decades, researchers have tried to introduce Japanese beetle predators to the country, but without success. Good news: tachinid flies (Istocheta aldrichi), a parasite helping to control the proliferation of the species, appeared a few years ago.
Adult potato beetles are orange with 10 black stripes on their backs. Their larvae are red to orange with two rows of black dots along their sides. Look for orange to yellow eggs on the underside of leaves, generally in groups of 30.