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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

Oak lecanium scales

Lecanium Scale Insects

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and life cycle of lecanium scale, a tree …

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Spittlebug nymphs.

Spittlebug in Strawberries

This publication describes the spittlebug and its impacts on the North Carolina strawberry crop.

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Female cicada killer wasp with cicada prey.

Cicada Killer Wasp

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cicada killer wasp, a …

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

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

Figure 1. Sooty mold.

Sooty Molds

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of sooty molds, fungi that grow …

Image courtesy of Dr. Weimin Ye and NC Soybean Producers Board

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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