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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 …

Oak lace bugs in multiple stages with fecal spots. Photo: SD Frank

Lace Bugs on Landscape Plants

This week I have seen a couple species of lace bugs active on landscape plants. Yes, there are over …

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 …

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Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Photo of twospotted spider mite adults, nymphs, and eggs on leaf

Twospotted Spider Mite in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of the twospotted spider mite in industrial hemp …

5 days ago
Photo of small white hemp russet mites on hemp leaf

Hemp Russet Mite in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet describes the symptoms and management of the hemp russet mite, a pest of …

5 days ago
lady beetle larva

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

1 week ago
Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Pseudoperonospora humuli

Hop Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of hop downy mildew.

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of basil downy mildew.

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

Southern blight

Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of southern blight of sweetpotato.