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Steven Frank

Professor and Extension Specialist Entomology & Plant Pathologysteven_frank@ncsu.edu
Street Address:100 Derieux Place (Gardner Hall)
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695
Mailing Address:Campus Box 7613
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695

Job Description Specializes in the management of arthropod pests of ornamental plants.

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Recent Posts by Steven Frank

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Fall webworm nest. Photo: SD Frank

Fall Webworms

Fall webworms, one of our native insect pests, are a perennial nuisance and in some cases a destructive pest. …

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