Thursday, March 5, 2015
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As drought continues, add outbreaks from grasshoppers
Texas hosts about 150 grasshopper species, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service entomologists. Both of these are of the ‘Boopedon gracile’ species, a grass feeder. Bother were found in the same Nacogdoches County pasture. The one on the left is a male, and the one on the right is a last instar nymph female.
COLLEGE STATION -- While drought is bad for practically everything else that grows, it does often promote a good crop of grasshoppers, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service experts. . . .
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