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    • Applying Pesticides Safely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      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 - 2010 

      Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Schultz, Peter B.; Doughty, Hélène; Jenrette, James (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2011-02-22)
      Describes arthropod pest management research on vegetable crops including evaluation of federally-labelled and experimental insecticides.
    • Banded Ash Borer 

      Dellinger, Theresa A.; Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-05-19)
      This home pest fact sheet describes the plants attacked, description of damage, identification, life cycle, control and remarks on the banded ash borer, Neoclytus caprea.
    • Biology and Management of Hessian Fly in the Southeast 

      Flanders, Kathy L.; Reisig, Dominic D.; Buntin, G. David; Winslow, Matthew; Herbert, D. Ames (David Ames), 1949-; Johnson, Douglas W. (Alabama Cooperative Extension System, 2013-02-27)
      Describes life cycle of Mayetiola destructor and its damage to wheat and other grain crops, and includes management strategies.
    • Blow Flies 

      Dellinger, Theresa A.; Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-05-19)
      This home pest fact sheet describes the plants attacked, description of damage, identification, life cycle, control and remarks on the blow fly, Diptera: Calliphoridae.
    • Bluegrass Billbug Pest Management in Orchardgrass 

      Kuhn, William; Youngman, R. R. (Roger Ray); Laub, Curtis A., 1955-; Love, Kenner; Mize, Timothy (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2007-10-01)
      Describes life cycle and stages of Sphenophorus parvulus and damage to Dactylis glomerata. Also describes methods for monitoring and management of this pest.
    • Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Hemiptera, Pentatomidae: Halyomorpha halys 

      Day, Eric R.; McCoy, Tim; Miller, Dini M.; Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Pfeiffer, Douglas G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-21)
      Describes life cycle of Halyomorpha halys, and methods of controlling this agricultural pest.
    • Brown Recluse Spider 

      Dellinger, Theresa A.; Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-05-19)
      This home pest fact sheet describes the plants attacked, description of damage, identification, life cycle, control and remarks on the brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa.
    • Choosing Pesticides Wisely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Before you purchase any pesticide, you should answer some important questions. This publication will help you answer the following questions: Which pesticide will meet your need? Which pesticide is best for your situation?
    • Cluster Fly 

      Dellinger, Theresa A.; Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-05-19)
      This home pest fact sheet describes the plants attacked, description of damage, identification, life cycle, control and remarks on the cluster fly, Musca domestica.
    • Compact soil sampling strategy for white grubs 

      Laub, Curtis A., 1955-; Youngman, Rod R.; Jordan, Tim A.; Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2011-06-30)
      Describes a soil sampling method for beetle grubs, and discusses advantages of the compact sampling method.
    • Cucumber Beetles 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2005-09-01)
      Describes Cucumber Beetle damage, particularly that of bacterial wilt, to cucurbit crops, and methods of control.
    • Deer: A Garden Pest 

      Parkhurst, James A. (James Albert) (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-09-05)
      This publication outlines the integrated pest management (IPM) steps you can take to enjoy your gardening activity and be successful in spite of the presence of deer. We'll provide you a decision making process that begins ...
    • Diagnosing Plant Problems 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Diagnosing plant problems is often a difficult task. This publication reviews the questions that will help you narrow down the cause of the problem and a systematic approach to defining the plant problems.
    • Emerald Ash Borer 

      Close, David; Wiseman, P. Eric, 1974-; Gugercin, Sarah (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-02-07)
      Describes Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) and the major impact it is having on native ash trees (Fraxinus spp.). It is considered the most destructive forest ever found in North America.
    • European Hornet 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-03-12)
      This home pest fact sheet describes the plants attacked, description of damage, identification, life cycle, control and remarks on the European hornet, Vespa crabro.
    • European Hornet: Hymenoptera, Vespidae: Vespa crabro germana 

      Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-11-20)
      Describes European Hornet (Vespa crabro), its life history, damage to trees and shrubs, and means of control.
    • Field Guide to Stink Bugs of Agricultural Importance in the Upper Southern Region and Mid-Atlantic States 

      Kamminga, Katherine; Herbert, D. Ames (David Ames), 1949-; Malone, Sean M., 1970-; Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Greene, Jeremy K. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-29)
      This field guide provides information on common and less common species of stink bugs in the region. Text along with pictures helps with identification of eggs, nymphs and adults of both pest and beneficial species of stink bugs.
    • Food Safety For School and Community Gardens 

      Boyer, Renee Raiden; Chapman, Benjamin (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-05-29)
      This document outlines the recommended agricultural practices for food safety in school and community gardens. Topics include food safety, site selection, pesticides and fertilizers, handwashing, water and irrigation, ...
    • For the Birds, Butterflies & Hummingbirds: Creating Inviting Habitats 

      Free, Mary; Close, David (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-09-29)
      This publication examines the habitat requirements for birds, hummingbirds and butterflies, and then gives an overview of planning your garden space to accommodate them.