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Pest Management

Cover photo for Pesticide Collection Day

Pesticide Collection Day

May 1, 2018 Pesticide Collection Day North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the North Carolina Extension …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Japanese Maple Scale, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Cockerell), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Japanese maple scale is an exotic, armored scale insect pest of several ornamental trees and …

15 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Fuller Rose Beetle, Naupactus gomanni (Crotch), Coleoptera: Curculionidae

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

15 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

15 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Maple Spider Mite, Oligonychus aceris (Shimer), Acariformes: Tetranychidae

Maple spider mites are a common arthropod pest of landscape and nursery-grown maple trees, most …

15 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Squash Bees

This factsheet discusses how to identify and conserve squash bees, an important pollinator of squash, …

15 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes