The list of 10+ Are wasps good for anything

1 Nuisance Wasps and Bees – 5.525 – CSU Extension

Nuisance Wasps and Bees - 5.525 - CSU Extension
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  • Published Date: 10/28/2021
  • Review: 4.81 (949 vote)
  • Summary: Wasps and bees can be a serious nuisance problem throughout Colorado, particularly late in the summer. Overall, however, these insects are beneficial, 
  • Matching search results: For exposed nesting species, such as paper wasps, insecticides can easily be applied directly to the nest and control should be excellent. However, ground nesting yellowjackets with only a small external entrance can be much more difficult to …

2 Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)

Wasps are valuable for ecosystems, economy and human health (just like bees)
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  • Published Date: 03/11/2022
  • Review: 4.71 (528 vote)
  • Summary: · Here, we have reviewed the best evidence there is, and found that wasps could be just as valuable as other beloved insects like bees, 
  • Matching search results: The paper’s first author, Ryan Brock (University of East Anglia) said: “Alongside other insects, many wasp species are declining from factors such as climate change and habitat loss. As such, there is urgent need to address their conservation and …

3 Hot take: Wasps are good

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  • Published Date: 07/09/2022
  • Review: 4.51 (276 vote)
  • Summary: · These wasps help the world’s ecosystems function, as wasps pollinate flowers, control pests, spread seeds and help decompose carcasses. They 
  • Matching search results: People often think of wasps as aggressive, and some insects probably share this feeling. Many wasp species feed on a wide variety of food sources, ranging from nectar and pollen to other insects. Some wasps are very targeted in what they hunt, …

4 Are Wasps Beneficial? – What is the point of wasps?  

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  • Published Date: 04/26/2022
  • Review: 4.22 (352 vote)
  • Summary: Wasps are beneficial in the garden and the value of wasps in farming, agriculture and horticulture is increasingly being recognised. Wasps provide an especially 
  • Matching search results: For example, Aphidius colemani is particularly effective against round bodied aphid species such as Myzus persicae (peach- potato aphid) and Aphis gossypii (melon cotton aphid). The adult wasp inserts its egg into the aphid. A parasite larva …

5 Are Yellow Jackets Good for Anything?

Are Yellow Jackets Good for Anything?
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  • Published Date: 01/30/2022
  • Review: 4.11 (448 vote)
  • Summary: · Yellow jacket are well known for disrupting cookouts, it’s easy to hate them and wonder if yellow jackets are good for anything
  • Matching search results: Yellow jacket activity around outdoor trashcans, cookouts, carnivals, etc. increases in the late summer and early fall because the bugs they ate earlier in the season are scarcer and they need to look for alternative food sources. That’s when they …

6 Wasps: why I love them, and why you should too

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  • Published Date: 01/03/2022
  • Review: 3.87 (595 vote)
  • Summary: · Most obviously, wasps are quite delicious, tossed in a little chilli oil, and they’re surprisingly nutritious. Promoting entomophagy – insects 
  • Matching search results: Employing the services of natural enemies, like predatory wasps, is one such solution. Insects have a long economic history in their use as biocontrol agents of crop pests: this is valued at an estimated US$417 billion, and parasitoid wasps (which …

7 Yellow jackets may be beneficial as pollinators, but theyre after our food too

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  • Published Date: 04/11/2022
  • Review: 3.78 (233 vote)
  • Summary: · There have been a lot of yellow jackets appearing when we are eating outside. Is there anything that I can do to eliminate this problem?
  • Matching search results: Populations of yellow jackets (a yellow-bodied social wasp) build up in summer and are considered beneficial insects that pollinate flowers and prey on grubs and beetles. They prefer sugary foods and nectar from flowers but will eat meat, garbage …

8 Stinging wasps are precious, not pointless, say scientists

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  • Published Date: 11/01/2021
  • Review: 3.46 (415 vote)
  • Summary: · For those who have asked what the point of wasps is, there is now a comprehensive answer. They are voracious predators of pest insects, produce 
  • Matching search results: Yellowjackets and hornets are among those likely to be most effective because they are social insects and live in large colonies. “So you’re having lots of hunters going out there and removing insects and arthropods,” said Sumner. About 1,000 of the …

9 Good bees, bad wasps? | Environment | DW | 19.09.2018 – DW

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  • Published Date: 10/24/2021
  • Review: 3.25 (210 vote)
  • Summary: · Wasps are aggressive and useless, people believe. But wasps are just as important as bees for pollinating our crops, say scientists. They’re 
  • Matching search results: Despite being disliked and even despised, wasps bring huge ecological benefits to our planet, says Seirian Sumner, a researcher at University College of London and author of the study published in Ecological Entomology. She warned that the …

10 Are Wasps Good for the Garden?

Are Wasps Good for the Garden?
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  • Published Date: 04/23/2022
  • Review: 3.16 (229 vote)
  • Summary: · Wasps are natural pollinators. Most people think of bees as pollinators rather than wasps, but both provide a useful amount of pollination
  • Matching search results: Most people think of bees as pollinators rather than wasps, but both provide a useful amount of pollination. Wasps don’t have as much hair on their bodies as bees so it’s thought that they don’t collect as much pollen to transfer between flowers. …

11 Why Wasps Are Good for Gardeners

Why Wasps Are Good for Gardeners
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  • Published Date: 11/25/2021
  • Review: 2.96 (64 vote)
  • Summary: · Most people don’t want to have wasps living alongside them, but wasps are so beneficial for their pest control capabilities that, if you can 
  • Matching search results: The black and yellow striped pattern of many social wasps is such an effective warning that other bugs successfully use the same colour combination to persuade predators to keep their distance. Some species of hoverfly (also known as syrphid flies) …

12 Bees and Wasps: Got Pests? : Board of Pesticides Control –

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  • Published Date: 05/25/2022
  • Review: 2.84 (133 vote)
  • Summary: Paper wasps are beneficial because they feed on insects considered pests by humans … They are aggressive and will attack anything (or anyone) that invades 
  • Matching search results: Bumble bees are important as pollinators. They can be aggressive around nesting sites but they are rarely aggressive during foraging activities. They occasionally become a problem when their nest is located next to a building or walkway. Like honey …