Insects that are beneficial for crop production because they pollinate plants, attack insect pests or serve other useful purposes.
Insects that are useful to people - e.g. predators and parasites of pest species, bees and other pollinators.
Those insects which are useful or helpful to people (e.g., predators and parasites of pests).
Insects, such as predatory wasps, that prey on pest insects without harming plants.
An insect that has positive value in the garden because it preys upon harmful insects and or pollinates plants.
Insects that are useful to humans. For example, pollinators, pest predators, and pest parasites.
Insects that hunt, capture and consume your pest insects. They are harmless to people, plants and animals. Examples are ladybugs, nematodes, predatory mites and aphid predators.
are "good" bugs. They are the gardener's friends because they prey upon insect pests that damage plants. Ex: ladybugs prey upon aphids.For more info on benifical insects see www.GardensAlive.com
Insects used in the biological control of garden pests; ladybugs and lacewings, for example.
any number of insect species used in agriculture to control pests. Can include ladybugs, parasitic wasps, lacewings, nematodes and predatory mites. See the links to beneficial insect sites on the internet for more details.
Beneficial insects are predators, parasites, or competitors of insect pests, helping to regulate pest populations without harm to crops.
In agriculture and gardening, beneficial insects perform valued services like pollination and pest control. In a natural, balanced ecosystem, it is assumed that all insects contribute to maintaining the system and therefore, no species can be considered good or bad. The concept of beneficial is subjective and only arises in light of desired outcomes from a human perspective.