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Millipede on house siding

Millipede Migration

The hot dry weather has caused millipedes to move in search of moister areas which often means they crawl …

Hundreds of midges resting on the window of a home

Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

Female carpenter bee drilling hole in spindle

Carpenter Bee Activity

Carpenter bee activity is on the increase. The activity near the end of March and early April was mostly …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

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Darkwinged fungus gnat

Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Dogwood Pest Management Calendar

Dogwood Pest Management Calendar

This information was developed for North Carolina and may not apply to other areas. Please …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Sooty molds grow in honeydew excreted by citrus whiteflies.

Citrus Whitefly

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

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Crape Myrtle Pest Management Calendar

Crape Myrtle Pest Management Calendar

This information was developed for North Carolina and may not apply to other areas. Please …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Map of the distribution of fire ants in the United States

Red Imported Fire Ant in North Carolina

This publication discusses the biology and spread of fire ants and the various methods that …

14 hours agoBiting and Stinging Pests