Kansas State University


Extension Entomology

Beneficial Insects – Instructional Videos

— Dr. J.P. Michaud – Hays, KS

We have produced a series of short, instructional videos on the various beneficial insects contributing to biological control of sugarcane aphid.

These videos describe how to identify various life stages of the important groups of predators and provide information about their basic biology, ecology and life history.


Lady beetles: https://youtu.be/3kz2OcF76pU

Hoverflies: https://youtu.be/9GxUWy1Rk2E

Lacewings: https://youtu.be/q0R6D-PX8-k

The interplay between host plant resistance to aphids and biological control: https://youtu.be/KxI7CQ7DYt0


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