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    • Aphids 

      Day, Eric R.; McCraw, Olivia C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-06-26)
      Describes how to identify aphids, their life cycle and habits, the types of damage they are capable of, common species, and how to control them via prevention and treatment.
    • Applying Pesticides Safely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-01-19)
      Proper use of pesticides is essential for your safety and for that of the environment. Pesticides must be used correctly to be effective. This publication reviews the key factors in the proper use of pesticides.
    • Arthropod Pest Management Research on Vegetables in Virginia--2013 

      Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Schultz, Peter B.; Doughty, Hélène; Jenrette, James (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014)
      This booklet contains arthropod pest management research conducted on vegetable crops in Virginia in 2013.
    • Bagworm 

      Day, Eric R.; McCraw, Olivia C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-11-03)
      Describes the plants attacked by bagworms, the type of damage inflicted, methods of identification, life history, and control tactics to mitigate damage.
    • Balsam Woolly Adelgid 

      Salom, S. M.; Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-06-24)
      Describes the balsam wooly adelgid, its distribution and hosts, life history, damage to trees, and discusses methods of control.
    • Bark Beetles 

      Day, Eric R.; McCraw, Olivia C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-06-26)
      Describes how to identify bark beetles, their life cycle and habits, the types of damage they are capable of, common species, and how to control them via prevention and treatment.
    • Benefits of an Insecticide Seed Treatment for Pumpkin Production in Virginia 

      Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Wilson, James M. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-12-21)
      Compares use of pumpkin seeds pretreated with insecticides and fungicides with the use of foliar sprays on pumpkin plants. Also compares yield data from plots with seeds treated with fungicides only to seeds treated with ...
    • Black Vine Weevil 

      Day, Eric R.; McCraw, Olivia C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-06-26)
      Describes the environmental impact of the black vine weevil, how to identify the weevil, its life cycle and habits, and how to control the spread of the weevil and minimize damage.
    • Boxelder Bug 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-01-26)
      Describes Boisea trivittata, its habitat, life cycle, types of damage in homes, and means of control.
    • Catalpa Sphinx Caterpillar 

      Day, Eric R.; Herbert, D. Ames (David Ames), 1949- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-11-14)
      Describes life history of Ceratomia catalpae, damage to foliage of catalpa trees, and recommendations for control.
    • Cerceris fumipennis "The Smokey Winged Beetle Bandit" 

      Wantuch, Holly Anne; Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Salom, S. M. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-09-24)
      Discusses the life cycle of Cerceris fumipennis a species of solitary digger wasp. The conspicuous manner by which this wasp provisions its nest makes it a quite useful biosurveillance tool for detecting the presence of ...
    • Choosing Pesticides Wisely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-01-15)
      Before you purchase any pesticide, you should answer some important questions. This publication will help you answer the following critical questions: Which pesticide will meet your need? Which pesticide is best for your ...
    • Cottony Maple Scale 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-11-14)
      Describes the plants attacked by cottony maple scale, the type of damage inflicted, methods of identification, life history, and control tactics to mitigate damage.
    • Dogwood Borer 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2008)
      Describes the plants attacked by dogwood borers, the type of damage inflicted, methods of identification, life history, and control tactics to mitigate damage.
    • Earwigs in Virginia 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-03-11)
      Provides a description of Dermaptera in Virginia, including a discussion of physical description, habitat, life cycle, type of damage they can inflict, and how to control them.
    • Earwigs: Dermaptera: Forficulidae 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010)
      This publication discusses earwigs and their control.
    • Eastern Tent Caterpillar 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-11-18)
      Describes the plants attacked by the eastern tent caterpillar, the damage inflicted, identification of the caterpillar, its life history, and methods of control.
    • Euonymus Scale 

      Day, Eric R.; Schultz, Peter B. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-11-21)
      Describes the plants attacked by euonymus scale, the type of damage inflicted, methods of identification, life history, and control tactics to mitigate damage.
    • Evaluation of the Residual Efficacy of Commercial Slug Baits 

      Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Mooneyham, Kaitlin; Laub, Curtis A., 1955- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-01-29)
      Compared effectiveness of varieties of commercial slug baits in test plots.
    • Fall cankerworm: Alsophila pometaria 

      Harriman, Hallie; Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-08-05)
      Discusses the life cycle of the Fall Cankerworm (Alsophila pometaria), and its damage to broadleaf trees. Usually damage to foliage is not harmful to trees, but this damage combined with other stressors such as drought, ...