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Mowing for Monarchs

Michigan State University | 3/12/2019 | Via ScienceDaily You might think that mowing fields wouldn’t benefit monarch butterfly populations. New …

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Bacterial leaf spot on geranium

Bacterial Leaf Spot on Greenhouse Ornamentals

This factsheet covers management of bacterial spot on ornamentals.

Figure 1. Corn earworm.

Pests of Okra

This factsheet, part of the Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables publication, includes an identification …

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Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Southeast Cotton: Description and Use of a Pocket Scouting Decision Aid

This publication describes how cotton growers in the Southeast can use a pocket-size scouting decision …

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dark green, lobed leaves, forming a dense ground cover

Controlling English Ivy in Urban Landscapes

English ivy (Hedera helix) is a shade-tolerant, woody perennial vine. When established it creates …

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boxwood galls.

Boxwood Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of boxwood leafminers, the most common …

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Elongate Hemlock Scale

This publication describes the symptoms, life cycle and control of the elongate hemlock scale, a …

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Spruce Spider Mite on Fraser Fir

This publication describes scouting for and controlling the spruce spider mite, an insect that causes …

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