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Corn Earworm

Corn Earworm in Soybeans

The insect goes by many common names such as corn earworm, soybean pod worm, cotton ball worm, due to …

Millipede on house siding

Millipedes on the Move

Last year around this time, we had a stretch of very hot & dry weather that triggered a “millipede …

Rose sawfly on a rose leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

False oleander scales. Photo: SD Frank

Monitor False Oleander Scales

False oleander scale, Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli, is a tropical and subtropical pest originally from China. False oleander scale is common throughout …

Imported will leaf beetle on willow. Photo: SD Frank

Imported Willow Leaf Beetles

Imported willow leaf beetle (Plagiodera versicolor) are common on willows in landscapes and natural areas. Most of year adults and …

Crape myrtle aphids. Photo: SD Frank

Crape Myrtle Aphids

Crape myrtles are among the most commonly planted trees in the Southeast. The two main pests are crape myrtle …

Felt Scale on Oak

Felt Scales on Oak

Felt scales are a family of scale that include Azalea bark scale, crepe myrtle bark scale, European Elm scale, …

Twospotted spider mites and webbing on a butterfly bush leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Scout for Twospotted Spider Mites

Twospotted spider mites are probably the most common spider mite species to damage ornamental plants, fruits, vegetables, and others. Twospotted …

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Figure 1A. Adult beetle.

The Small Hive Beetle: A Pest of Honey Bee Colonies

This factsheet describes the small hive beetle, its life cycle and how to prevent infestations …

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varroa mite

Managing Varroa Mites in Honey Bee Colonies

The varroa mite (Varroa destructor) is the most serious pest of honey bee colonies worldwide. …

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Varroa mite

Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

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Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

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

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Metallic green body of adult EAB

Emerald Ash Borer

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the emerald ash borer, an …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Abbreviations

This publication lists abbreviations used in the North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual.

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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