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Millipede on house siding

Millipedes on the Move

Last year around this time, we had a stretch of very hot & dry weather that triggered a “millipede …

Rose sawfly on a rose leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

False oleander scales. Photo: SD Frank

Monitor False Oleander Scales

False oleander scale, Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli, is a tropical and subtropical pest originally from China. False oleander scale is common throughout …

Imported will leaf beetle on willow. Photo: SD Frank

Imported Willow Leaf Beetles

Imported willow leaf beetle (Plagiodera versicolor) are common on willows in landscapes and natural areas. Most of year adults and …

Crape myrtle aphids. Photo: SD Frank

Crape Myrtle Aphids

Crape myrtles are among the most commonly planted trees in the Southeast. The two main pests are crape myrtle …

Twospotted spider mites and webbing on a butterfly bush leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Scout for Twospotted Spider Mites

Twospotted spider mites are probably the most common spider mite species to damage ornamental plants, fruits, vegetables, and others. Twospotted …

Eastern tent caterpillar feeding on a cherry leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Eastern tent caterpillars are common native insects that create silk webs or ‘tents’ in the branch crotches of some …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Photo of twospotted spider mite adults, nymphs, and eggs on leaf

Twospotted Spider Mite in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of the twospotted spider mite in industrial hemp …

4 days ago
Photo of small white hemp russet mites on hemp leaf

Hemp Russet Mite in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet describes the symptoms and management of the hemp russet mite, a pest of …

4 days ago
lady beetle larva

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

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

5 days ago
Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Pseudoperonospora humuli

Hop Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of hop downy mildew.

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of basil downy mildew.

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

Southern blight

Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of southern blight of sweetpotato.