A diminutive wasp has joined the growing number of natural predators which are helping to control otherwise costly aphid infestations in the province’s $194 million soybean crop
by MARY BAXTER
While scouting for soybean pests last year, Ed Kaiser noticed some black spots on the bottom of his plants’ leaves. “They could have been dust, for all I knew. They were very tiny and didn’t seem to be of any consequence,” says the Napanee-area farmer.