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Asparagus Beetle, Sem
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Asparagus beetle, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The asparagus beetle (Crioceris asparagi) is a pest of asparagus crops (Asparagus officinalis) in Europe and the USA. The beetle feeds and lays its eggs upon the asparagus spears so destroying the crop. Magnification x15 when printed at 10 centimetres tall.
May 1st, 2013
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