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Pest Management

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Early Blight Reported on Tomatoes

A sample of tomato leaves with early blight was brought to our office yesterday. Early blight, caused by the funugs Alternaria …

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Organic Gardening

Ask any gardener what they consider to be organic gardening, and you’ll hear a variety of answers. If you …

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Extension Gardener Spring Newsletter

The Extension Gardener newsletter is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Each issue provides timely …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Azalea Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea leafminer.

Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

Lace Bugs

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

Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations

This entomology insect note describes the management of Japanese beetles in commercial nursery and landscape …

Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants

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

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …