Banking on Beetles in Oregon

Produced through the Farmscaping for Beneficials Project
of the Integrated Plant Protection Center (IPPC)
Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
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Beetle Banks are permanent habitat for predacious ground beetles in cropping systems. Through a collaboration with Oregon vegetable farmers, and the Farmscaping for Beneficials Project at IPPC we are exploring on-farm methods of beetle bank establishment and their effects on ground beetle populations. chart