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Pest Management

Oak erriococcid scales on willow oak. Photo: SD FRank

Oak Felt Scales

Oak eriococcin scales, Eriococcus quercus, are one of the earliest scale insects to produce eggs, and thus crawlers, in …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

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4. Insects

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

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White Grubs in Turf

This Entomology Insect Note outlines the proper scouting procedures for detecting grub infestations and provides …

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

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

Lace Bugs

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

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

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

Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of Japanese beetle adults, which feed …

Cicada Killer Wasp

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