Definition of helpmatesCategorized under "General"
Definition as written by shakemh:
Usually an insect that either helps to control undesirable insects or improves growing conditions
Among the former are most commonly: bats, predatory insects, and snakes.
Among the latter are: beneficial bacteria, beneficial fungus, earthworms, scavenger insects, and soil improving insects.
All, except, perhaps, snakes are usually available from bug farms.
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