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Eastern tent caterpillar feeding on a cherry leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Eastern tent caterpillars are common native insects that create silk webs or ‘tents’ in the branch crotches of some …

Boxwood leafminer adult. Photo: SD Frank

Boxwood Leafminers Active

Amanda Taylor, Area Specialized Agent – Nursery and Greenhouse alerted us that Boxwood leafminer adults are active in the …

Oak eriococcid scales on a willow oak twig. Photo: AG Dale

Felt Scales on Oaks

Felt scales are a family of scales that include azalea bark scale (Acanthococcus azaleae), crape myrtle bark scale (Acanthococcus …

Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Brown soft scale (A) adult (B) crawler.

Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

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flower thrips

Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes flower thrips, insect pests of grasses and flowering plants.

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Greenhouse whitefly nymph.

Greenhouse Whitefly

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

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Figure 1. Brown marmorated stink bug.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the brown marmorated stink bug, …

Figure 2. Rose leaf damage by Japanese beetle feeding.

Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants

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

Figure 1. Japanese beetle.

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 …

March flies

March Flies

This entomology insect note describes the biology and control of march flies, insect pests of …

Pillbugs and sowbugs

Pillbugs and Sowbugs

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