Definition of beneficials in English:

beneficials

Syllabification: ben·e·fi·cials
Pronunciation: /ˌbenəˈfiSHəlz
 
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noun

  • Insects that are a boon to gardeners: daisies that are highly attractive to five key kinds of beneficials (ladybugs, lacewings, hover flies, tachinid flies, and miniwasps)
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    • But natural gardeners welcome such beneficials as ladybugs, lacewings and syrphids in their garden because they love to feast on aphids.
    • They bring in beneficials - ladybugs, lacewings and praying mantises - to help eliminate unwanted pests.
    • This is easily solved by introducing ladybugs or other beneficials as necessary.

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