As soon as the massive hornworm hosts the eggs of the braconid wasp, cotesia congregates, the worm, while continuing to live as feeding host for the baby wasps, no longer eats or even moves. Nature working for you, as it should be. The little red wasps are friendly. Be nice to them.
3 responses to “Tomato wars: Hornworm-0 / Wasp-1”
Yikes! You can’t make this stuff up.
The Lord of Life has His ways.
God is so good, and He’s so ingenious! The beneficial insects that He designed to help us with the destructive ones – they give me hope.