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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

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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, …

Root knot nematode damage in a soybean field

Root Knot Nematode of Soybean

Root knot nematodes can cause significant damages to soybean fields in North Carolina. This factsheet …

B. cinerea conidia

Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in …

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lady beetle larva

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

3 days ago
Figure 1. Drawing of an eriophyid mite.

Rosette Bud Mite on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the control of the rosette bud mite, a mite that destroys the …

1 week agoChristmas Tree Notes
Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.

Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.