How did Japanese beetles come to America?

Answer The Japanese beetle was first discovered in the United States in the early 1900s. Less than 60 years later, it had spread to 22 states and today is even more widespread across the country.Discovery... Read More »

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Do Japanese knotweed plants attract Japanese beetles?

The Japanese beetle feeds on more than 200 species of host plants, but doesn't pose a threat to Japanese knotweed. Instead, aphid nectar deposited on Japanese knotweed is a food source for Istochet... Read More »

What do Japanese beetles look like?

Japanese beetles live in eastern and central parts of the U.S. and have even been found in California. These insects were accidentally transported from Japan in 1916, according to M.F. Potter, D.A.... Read More »

Japanese Beetles in Michigan?

Japanese beetles are a type of insect that, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, is difficult and expensive to control and prevent. This type of beetle feeds on a variety of pl... Read More »

How do i get rid of japanese beetles naturally?

Pick Them OffPick Japanese beetles off your plants by hand early in the morning when they are still sluggish. It won't solve the whole problem, but will reduce the population. Drown harvested beetl... Read More »