Beneficial insects – the back pocket guide

Published: 17 May 2024

This guide helps growers identify and understand some of the most commonly seen beneficial insects of grain crops in the southern and western regions. This includes insects and other invertebrates (such as spiders and mites) with roles including seed dispersal, nutrient cycling, pollinations, as well as those that are the enemies of pest insects.

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Region: South; West