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Slugs and Their Management

Slugs are simply snails (mollusks) without shells. They live in and on the ground and have big appetites for …

Mosquito Control Around the Home

Mosquitoes are important pests because their biting activity often interferes with outdoor activities. They may transmit disease organisms to …

Pesticide Disposal Day

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County, will hold a pesticide disposal/collection day in cooperation with the N.C. Department of …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …

3 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Spider mite stippling damage on milkweed.

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

3 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

3 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
twig girdlers feed on bark

Twig Girdler

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twig girdlers, a common pest …

4 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

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

5 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
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 …

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 …