Insect update: Magnolia scale treatment, boxelder bugs moving inside and fall ant swarms

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Many small black ants carry round, white eggs about their same size across a leaf.
Worker ants carry the eggs to a garden plant’s leaf after rain flooded their nest in Gurgaon, India, Friday, July 22, 2011. Gurinder Osan/AP Photo

Boxelder bugs often make their way into our homes, especially during fall months. One way to prevent them is to caulk windows and doors. One of our entomologists returns to tell us more about boxelder bugs and other late summer insects.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Phil Pellitteri Guest

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