Image Number D1584-31
Caption for February 2012 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Battling Problem Pests in Paradise." ARS scientists are helping the Azores, islands off the coast of Portugal, control the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) with the Metarhizium fungus.
Caption for March 2010 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Geraniums and Begonias: New Research on Old Garden Favorites." Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, on a developing cluster of geranium (Pelargonium x Hortorum) flower buds.
Photo by Stephen Ausmus.
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