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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 …

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Trees & Utilities

This new North Carolina Urban Forest Council publication by NC State University’s Dr. Barb Fair is a wonderful resource …

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

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

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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 …

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Figure 1. Sooty mold.

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

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spotted garden slug

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

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Caladiums are grown for their long-lasting, colorful foliage. Color combinations include various shades of red, …

Asparagus shoots

Growing Asparagus in a Home Garden

Asparagus has been considered a garden delicacy since Roman times. Any home gardener can grow …

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Orangestriped Oakworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and management of the orangestriped oakworm, a pest …