Pests and Diseases forum: Japanese Beetles

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Name: Janice
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sandnsea2
Jul 19, 2013 12:53 PM CST
Was wondering................ is there an insect that preys on Japanese beetles?

If so, I'd like to place an order. Hilarious! Hilarious! Rolling on the floor laughing
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OldGardener
Jul 19, 2013 2:02 PM CST

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There is a nematode, Heterorhabditis, that will feed on them when they are still in the grub stage.
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Name: Janice
Cape Cod, MA, USA (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums Tip Photographer
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sandnsea2
Jul 19, 2013 2:09 PM CST
Thanks OldGardener! Thumbs up
Glad something exists, even if only for the grub stage..
So Cal (Zone 10b)
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OldGardener
Jul 19, 2013 3:07 PM CST

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