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Virginia Tech

Helpful Wasps

Caption: Of the parasitic wasps imported from Mexico, the Acerophagus papayae, top, was found to be effective against the papaya mealybug in India. The bottom image shows one of the other wasps deployed, Anagyrus loecki.

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