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How can integrated pest management (IPM) reduce the use of toxic chemical pesticides? See how natural predators of insect pests, called biological controls, are used in agriculture. Find out the kinds of tests they have to be put through.
This is a colour photograph of a large number of common spotted lady beetles ('Harmonia conformis') in a kurrajong pod. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Coleoptera, Family: Coccinellidae.)
This program encourages people to observe and identify ladybirds in their own backyard. There is the potential to discover a new species or identify an introduced and harmful member of this group of insects.