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Beneficial Insects

  • Aired: 04/21/2016
  • 26:46
  • Rating: NR
What's so bad about "bugs?" Some may cause problems but the majority of bugs play important roles in nature, pollinating plants, preying on pathogens, aerating the soil and more. In this episode, we explore the world of "good bugs" by visiting the pollinator garden at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum, an insectary (bug farm) in Ventura, a seed company with a fly breeding program, and more
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Learn about the world of "good bugs" and how they play an important role in nature.
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