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Old 07-20-2007, 07:17 PM
44DCNF 44DCNF is offline
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Originally Posted by upidstay View Post
Ants keeping the grub population down?? That's definitely a new one.

Well, it's an underground movement, that's why you don't hear much about it. lol

Here is an excerpt from the Illinois Pesticide Training Manual:
"Ant's are quite variable in their feeding habits, but most of them are scavengers and predators that take advantage of situations as they occur. Soft-bodied, slow moving insects and other small animals that are poor at defending themselves-such as sod webworm larvae, small cutworms, and small grubs-will be killed and taken back to the colony for food if they are found by foraging ants."
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