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Look out for hornworms covered in small, white egg capsules; these are braconid wasps, which will help control hornworms.
Huddleston, "Classification and biology of braconid wasps," in Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects, Royal Entomological Society of London, London, UK, 1991.
Most gardeners recognize and value the efforts of solitary parasite wasps, such as braconid wasps, feeding on tomato hornworm caterpillars.
Braconid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) represent an important insect group in biodiversity and conservation studies.
Classification of the biology on braconid wasps. Royal Entomological Society of London.
The subfamily Doryctinae is one of the most diverse group of the braconid wasps (Braet et al.
Some of the thousands of different species of these wasps, one to two millimeters in length, found around orchards include: Braconid wasps (family Braconidae); Ichneumonid wasps (family Ichneumonidae); Chalcidoid wasps (family Chalcidoidea); Chalcid wasps (family Chalcididae); Eulophid wasps (family Eulophidae); Trichogramma wasps (family Trichogrammatidae); Mymarid wasps (family Mymaridae).
You can use predator insects, such as tachnid flies, parasitic nematodes and braconid wasps, or lacewings and ladybugs, which eat the eggs.
To address such questions, Jean-Michel Drezen of the National Center for Scientific Research in Tours, France, and his team recently sequenced the genetic material that encodes the virus particles found in one species of braconid wasps. The results, published in the Oct.
Chen's 1999 and 2000 surveys of three orchards in southern, central, and northern France revealed 65 parasite species, including braconid wasps and tachinid flies, that attack the pests.