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Yellowjackets are at their most aggressive in late summer so it is understandable that people want to destroy their nests. Before you pull out the can of pesticide, remember that wasps are considered beneficial insects that eat plant-eating bugs, and will only inhabit their nest for one season. This article from Washington State Extension gives good advice on how to deal with these insects.
|Keywords||Integrated pest management, Beneficial insects|
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April 19 2012 16:02:30