Mutant Ladybugs Control Pests

It’s nothing new to get predators to get rid of pests. The colorfuland cute ladybug, for example, loves to devour aphids, mites andmealybugs and is used by many people instead of pesticides. But workingwith these flying predators presents some problems. Now, one researchermay have a solution. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Wendy Nelsonreports:

El Nino Creates Ladybug Explosion

El Nino has been blamed for several things this year…And now there’s one more—an explosion of ladybugs. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Beverly Amsler explains: