Blister beetles are garden pests commonly found near leafy crops, flowering plants and hay crops. The beetles contain blistering agent in their body named as cantharidin. The chemical is used to treat lesions rendered by the pox virus. However, it’s ingestion can severely affect your gastrointestinal lining, urinary tract and cause blisters in the mouth. To protect yourself and the livestock from the toxic and detrimental insect we will share details surrounding the blister beetles, its life cycle, the damage it causes, and ways to control blister beetles.
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