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Natural Mosquito Control

2014 is turning out to be a good year for mosquitoes. Warm weather and occasional heavy rain allow for …

Cover photo for Those Pesky Japanese Beetles!

Those Pesky Japanese Beetles!

It is that time of year again when Japanese beetles are flying around and devouring plant material. We have …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Springtail

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of springtails, an insect pest of …

Pillbugs and sowbugs

Pillbugs and Sowbugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of pillbugs and sowbugs, insect pests …

Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …

Figure 1. Sooty mold.

Sooty Molds

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of sooty molds, fungi that grow …

spotted garden slug

Slugs & Snails on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of slugs and snails, insect pests …

Figure 1. Silverleaf whitefly.

Silverleaf Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the silverleaf whitefly, an insect …

Ornamental Cherry Pest Management Calendar

Ornamental Cherry Pest Management Calendar

This Entomology Insect Note includes a pest management calendar for ornamental cherry in North Carolina …

Paper wasp nest boxe

Paper Wasps for Caterpillar Management in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note discusses using paper wasps to control caterpillars in the landscape in …