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Cover photo for Grape Pest Survey - 1st Week of June

Grape Pest Survey - 1st Week of June

As the summer approaches, the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus, captures are picking up in both sticky traps and …

Millipede on house siding

Millipede Migration

The hot dry weather has caused millipedes to move in search of moister areas which often means they crawl …

Hundreds of midges resting on the window of a home

Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

Cover photo for 2019 Grape Insect Pest Survey

2019 Grape Insect Pest Survey

This spring, the Specialty Crop IPM Lab is scouting vineyards in throughout North Carolina in order to track the …

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Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes and addresses how to control them in turf.

4 days agoTurfFiles
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Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables

This publication includes a key to identifying insects that can affect vegetable production. Asparagus, beans …

6 days ago
Figure 1 A-F, line drawings of winged insects

Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

This publications contains detailed drawings and descriptions to aid in identifying pests and insects of …

6 days ago

Balsam Twig Aphid on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the life cycle, scouting and treatment of the balsam twig aphid, a …

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NCDA&CS Survey of Soybean Cyst Nematode in NC.

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

2 weeks agoTurfFiles

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Inserting bait tube into a termite bait station

Termites - Baiting Systems

This publication explains how termite baits work as an alternative to using conventional liquid treatments …

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