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Time for Tick Treatments

On Monday, the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services posted a press release about the deaths of five …

Cicada killer wasp on foliage

Cicada Killer Wasps

Cicada killer wasps are starting to emerge. This picture was taken on Friday in a landscaped area outside the …

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 …

20 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
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 …

20 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Sooty mold.

Sooty Molds

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

21 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
spotted garden slug

Slugs & Snails on Ornamental Plants

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

21 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
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 …