Clues in the Clay: Decoy Insect Larvae Reveal Predator Presence in Turfgrass

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Researchers at the University of Georgia are studying how clay models of caterpillars and other insect larvae can attract predator insects and arthropods in turfgrass and reveal their presence by the marks they leave behind. Their latest study fine-tunes the method by evaluating the colors, shapes, and sizes of the…

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