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. Flashlights on nature [microform]. Insects; Plants; Insectes; Plantes. A FoKEKiN Invasion of Enci^and 311 ound- of all 1^ the as the lemies, tjumon on the y jtood leckinj* by en- nemies. IS little a stem fly, and lie j*oes, II on a lies she )rm ace, ither in fveals to thin the the spot ings her rer) just snug in lade with ]r egg in in time and the [erges in on the same cycle in future. More tiian nine-tenths of the Hessian fly grubs hatched out in America are thus destroyed by parasites before they reach maturity; ah.I it seems likely tiuit the surest way of lighting in- sect plagues like th

. Flashlights on nature [microform]. Insects; Plants; Insectes; Plantes. A FoKEKiN Invasion of Enci^and 311 ound- of all 1^ the as the lemies, tjumon on the y jtood leckinj* by en- nemies. IS little a stem fly, and lie j*oes, II on a lies she )rm ace, ither in fveals to thin the the spot ings her rer) just snug in lade with ]r egg in in time and the [erges in on the same cycle in future. More tiian nine-tenths of the Hessian fly grubs hatched out in America are thus destroyed by parasites before they reach maturity; ah.I it seems likely tiuit the surest way of lighting in- sect plagues like th Stock Photo
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. Flashlights on nature [microform]. Insects; Plants; Insectes; Plantes. A FoKEKiN Invasion of Enci^and 311 ound- of all 1^ the as the lemies, tjumon on the y jtood leckinj* by en- nemies. IS little a stem fly, and lie j*oes, II on a lies she )rm ace, ither in fveals to thin the the spot ings her rer) just snug in lade with ]r egg in in time and the [erges in on the same cycle in future. More tiian nine-tenths of the Hessian fly grubs hatched out in America are thus destroyed by parasites before they reach maturity; ah.I it seems likely tiuit the surest way of lighting in- sect plagues like the Hessian fly is by encouraging the in- crease of such natu- ral destroyers. At first sight, to be sure, it may seem improbable that man could do anything to " encourage " the reproduction of such very small creatures ; but that is not really so. All that is ne- cessary is to keep the straw in which the parasitic grubs abound, and so allow the two hostile kinds to fight it out among themselves for the farmer's benefit. Mr. Enock mentions an instructive case of this sort from America, where the Californian orange-growers were almost being ruined by the depredations of the scale-insect, a queer little beast which you. NO. 15.—WILY ENEMY LAYING HER EGGS IN THE LARVA.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Allen, Grant, 1848-1899. London : G. Newnes

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