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As drought continues, add outbreaks from grasshoppers


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.


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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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