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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

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Figure 1. Cottony maple leaf scale.

Cottony Maple Leaf Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony maple leaf scale, an …

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Adult maple spider mite

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

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

1 minute agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Indian wax scale crawlers under wax cover.

Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes common aspects of biology and management of soft scale insects …

2 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes
Maple eyespot galls

Maple Eyespot Gall Midge

This factsheet discusses the biology and control of ocellate gall midges, which cause red and …

2 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes
Fuller rose beetle

Fuller Rose Beetle

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

2 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes
Gloomy scale-infested branch

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

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

2 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes
Cypress weevil

Cypress Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cypress weevil, an insect …

3 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Adult granulate ambrosia beetle.

Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the granulate (Asian) ambrosia beetle, …

4 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes