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Photo of an Asian long-horned beetle

Asian Long-Horned Beetle Alert

The Asian long-horned beetle (ALB) was discovered first in New York in 1996. Since this time, this destructive wood-boring …

Photo of mole coming out of the ground

Moles and Voles

Many of us are busy working on our lawns. You may have noticed that we are not the only …

Male (left) and female gypsy moths, Lymantria dispar.

Gypsy Moth

The gypsy moth caterpillars are serious pests of forest and shade trees, as well as a nuisance to people. …

Cicada

The Song of the Cicada

Cicadas are unique insects that are known for their song. Male cicadas sing out to find their mate. They …

Backrubber parasite control mixture demonstration

Pest Control From the Past

With the introduction of the Asian Longhorned Tick to our state, we need to take a look back to …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

View of head and lateral view of body of carpenter ant worker.

Biology and Control of Carpenter Ants

This publication offers information on the biology of carpenter ants, how to prevent a carpenter …

9 hours agoWood-Damaging Pests
Bed bug aggregation and fecal spots.

Tips for Preventing the Spread of Bed Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note provides tips on preventing the spread of bedbugs.

18 hours agoBiting and Stinging Pests
Illustration of water flow to a cistern from a house roof

Mosquito Control for Rainwater Harvesting Systems

This publication discusses ways in which mosquitoes could become a problem for rainwater harvesting systems …

18 hours agoUrban Waterways
The Oak Pest Management Calendar

Oak Pest Management Calendar

This insect note contains a pest management calendar for oak insect and mite pests.

19 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Macrodiplosis gall midge damage may resemble herbicide injury.

Macrodiplosis Gall Midges

This factsheet describes the biology of midges in the genus Macrodiplosis, which cause vein "pocket" …

19 hours agoPDIC Factsheets
locust lfmner larva

Locust Leafminer

This factsheet describes the biology of the locust leafminer, Odontota dorsalis, and provides residential management …

19 hours agoPDIC Factsheets
Ligustrum weevil

Ligustrum Weevil

This factsheet describes the biology of the ligustrum weevil, Ochyronmera ligustri, and provides residential …

19 hours agoPDIC Factsheets
The Leyland Cypress Pest Management Calendar

Leyland Cypress Pest Management Calendar

This insect note contains a pest management calendar for Leyland cypress.

19 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes