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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. …

Green Grasshopper blending in with the leaves and stems of a tomato plant.

Insects in the Garden

I went out to the garden this morning to pick a few small tomatoes for a snack during work …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Figure 1. Cutworm larvae.

Cutworms in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the cutworm and addresses how to control it as …

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Crayfish have 10 legs with the first legs modified into pinchers

Crayfish in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of crayfish and addresses how to control it as an …

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Fig. 1 Clover Mite on Brick Wall

Clover Mites in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the clover mite and addresses how to control it …

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Figure 1. Cicada killer wasp.

Cicada Killer Wasps in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the cicada killer wasp and addresses how to control …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

Figure 1. Chinch bug adult (left) vs big-eyed bug (right).

Chinch Bugs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the chinch bug and addresses how to control it …

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Figure 2. Annual bluegrass weevil adult.

Annual Bluegrass Weevil in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the annual bluegrass weevil and addresses how to control …

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Yellowjackets in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the yellow jacket and addresses how to control it …

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