Cottony-cushion scales (Icerya purchasi, magnified)
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Science & Nature: Battle of the Bugs ; Plant Life on the Galapagos Islands Is under Attack from Cottony Cushion Scale Insects (Pictured Right). the Solution? Squadrons of Hungry Australian Ladybirds, Which Regard Them as a Tasty Treat. STEVE CONNOR Reports on a Daring Experiment in Biocontrol
Oct 14, 2002; Conservationists working to preserve one of the world's wildlife jewels - the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean - are...
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT RIVERSIDE ENTOMOLOGISTS SAY BIOCONTROL OF INSECT PEST IN THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS IS MAJOR SUCCESS
Apr 23, 2010; RIVERSIDE, Calif., April 22 -- The University of California at Riverside issued the following press release: Team led by Mark...