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North Carolina Pest News

NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Dept. of Entomology * Box …

Gloomy Scale Crawlers Are Active

The below information was taken from the NC Pest News, a weekly pest update from April to September. Gloomy scale, …

Cover photo for Mummy Berry Emerging This Week

Mummy Berry Emerging This Week

Mummy Berry Emerging This Week Mummy berry is now active in southeastern North Carolina – the photos below were taken …

Uninvited Holiday Guests at Christmas

PEST ALERT December 20, 2012 From: Steve Frank, Extension Entomologist Uninvited Holiday Guests: Part 1 Christmas trees like other crops have many pests …

Stick It to Cankerworms

PEST ALERT December 3, 2012 From: Steve Frank, Extension Entomologist Stick It to Cankerworms In spring 2012, a cankerworm outbreak occurred in many …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Midge resting on leaf

Biology and Control of Non-Biting Aquatic Midges

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying aquatic midges and how to control them.

Lesser appleworm adult

Lesser Appleworm

Lesser appleworm description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
STLM pupa

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
Tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
Dogwood borer adult

Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
Insidious plant bug

Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

3 weeks ago
RBLR adult

Redbanded Leafroller

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
Japanese beetle adult

Japanese Beetle

Japanese beetle description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago