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April 16, 2013
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Tips for attracting good insects to yard

Of the more than one million types of insects in the world, less than 5 percent are harmful. Some insects can be nuisances, but don’t cause plant damage. Beneficial insects are important tools for managing insect pests in your yard. Almost every insect pest has one or more natural enemies that reduce its population when it gets out of control. Beneficial insects kill or reduce the numbers of bad insects in your yard. Learn to recognize them. See University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s photo gallery at These good guys will hang around your yard, if you treat them well. …

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