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Pest Management

Spotted Wing Drosophila

Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is a new and potentially devastating pest of fruit and vegetable crops in the South. …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Japanese Maple Scale, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Cockerell), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Japanese maple scale is an exotic, armored scale insect pest of several ornamental trees and …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Fuller Rose Beetle, Naupactus gomanni (Crotch), Coleoptera: Curculionidae

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Maple Spider Mite, Oligonychus aceris (Shimer), Acariformes: Tetranychidae

Maple spider mites are a common arthropod pest of landscape and nursery-grown maple trees, most …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Squash Bees

This factsheet discusses how to identify and conserve squash bees, an important pollinator of squash, …

17 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes